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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The act of relieving ills and changing for the better.

Usage examples (31)
  • As for the general interest in social amelioration, that is the worst sign of all.
  • The Palestinians have shown nothing over the years if not a great willingness to reject short-term amelioration of living conditions on behalf of larger political...
  • There is therefore an amelioration of our circumstances.
  • Touching by the sovereign for the amelioration of sundry diseases was for more
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