Verb(1) to make better(2) get better
(1) Improved social and economic conditions enhance health status and ameliorate problems of addiction.(2) He drafted it because he believed that the U.N. is the place to resolve such disputes and ameliorate such crises.(3) It makes constructive suggestions as to how the laws may be amended to ameliorate some of the adverse impacts on young people.(4) the reform did much to ameliorate living standards(5) There's also evidence that they ameliorate depression and improve various mental functions.(6) The increasingly powerful industrial working class sought the amelioration of its social and economic conditions.(7) While buyers are not thrilled by rising prices, rising prices are one of the ameliorative responses to changes in scarcity conditions.(8) Yet, the experts believe that family ties still play a major role in ameliorating the potential social distress caused by unemployment.(9) Government intervention would be better targeted at ameliorating this local dependency rather than artificially prolonging it.(10) None of these institutes have made any appreciable contribution in ameliorating the harsh conditions and making agriculture an attractive proposition.(11) The memo sent out by that task force in the spring addressed this concern and made suggestions for how the school might approach ameliorating the situation amid the current budget crisis.(12) It would also provide a sound basis for targeting scarce resources and developing strategies for remediation and amelioration .(13) The goal is to enact a more equal distribution of wealth and power across the world by democratic means, which maintain the positive impacts of globalisation while ameliorating its negative consequences.(14) Another bit of good news is that the campaign has prompted many members of the public to not only join the struggle but also contribute in different ways towards ameliorating the situation of survivors.(15) A critical scholarship is an important part of the ameliorative scheme, although such criticism is not the exclusive solution.(16) One wonders what such commentators would make of the recently developed notion that local laws should be ameliorated not by local sympathies but by international conventions.
1. improve ::
2. better ::
3. amend ::
ameliorate, ameliorated, ameliorates, ameliorating
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Hey, just winging that guy
is not gonna "AMELIORATE"
Breaking Bad Season 4, Episode 7
Someone who can AMELIORATE
Breaking Bad Season 4, Episode 7
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