in which the verb "modify" is used. But can we also use "to adjust"?
For the past 20 years, China’s HSR system, as compared with the level of HSR development in Germany, France etc., is believed to be at the initial phase. However, with the release of the 2008 modified
version of Mid-to-Long Term Rail Network Plan, China’s HSR network appears to be overtaking Europe to become the
leader of the world.
I suspect you mean the underlined word. That's an adjective, Fansy, and yes, you could change it to the adjective form adjusted
, but to me adjusted
carries a more loaded meaning while modified
implies a more neutral meaning.