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Definition of the noun amelioration

What does amelioration mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: ameliorations

  1. the act of relieving ills and changing for the better
    • example: I hope that everything will bring about the amelioration of the world and mankind.
    • lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
    • synonyms of amelioration: betterment / melioration
    • more generic word: improvement = the act of improving something

Alternative definition of the noun amelioration

noun

  1. The act of making better
  2. an improvement

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Google previewGlobal Occupational Health (2011)

by Tee L. Guidotti

(Amelioration means to improve the situation; it is used here instead of “curative” because diseases and serious injuries often cannot be completely cured.) Preventive services seek to avoid exposure to hazards, detect disorders at an early ...

Google previewCommunity Psychology (2010)

In Pursuit of Liberation and Well-being by Geoffrey Nelson

Amelioration refers to changes that do not challenge fundamental structures of injustice and inequality, whereas transformation refers to structural changes that go to ...

Google previewRice: Soil, Water, Land (1978)

Basic land amelioration is the first and most obvious one and is applied globally, not only for rice but for agriculture in general. By introducing irrigation, land that would normally have low available moisture for the rice crop is transformed to ...

Google previewArchives of the Holocaust (1990)

An International Collection of Selected Documents by Karen J. Greenberg

The appeal to amelioration is an historical appeal.

Google previewEcological Responses to the 1980 Eruption of Mount St. Helens (2005)

by Virginia H. Dale, Frederick J. Swanson, Charles M. Crisafulli

Site amelioration is an important process that can involve changes to soil conditions, microclimate, and microtopogra- phy. Soil development is often an essential factor in succession, especially in the case of primary succession, where soil is ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Soil Science (2006)

by R. Lal

Intense salinity or acidity Amelioration and direct seeding with agricultural or amenity grasses and legumes. Using traditional or specialized techniques Amelioration and direct seeding with native species. Seed or transplant ecologically ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Prehistory (2001)

Volume 6: North America by Peter N. Peregrine, Melvin Ember, Human Relations Area Files, inc

By 10,000 years ago, climatic amelioration had been well underway as a result of the retreat of the Wisconsin glacier in eastern North America. At this time, the vast glacial ice that covered Canada and the northern United States had receded ...

Google previewA dictionary of practical materia medica

by John Henry Clarke

" > means "amelioration," "better," or " decrease.

Google previewAn Encyclopedia of Swearing (2006)

The Social History of Oaths, Profanity, Foul Language, and Ethnic Slurs in the English-Speaking World by Geoffrey Hughes

ANATOMICAL INSULTS Today the use of names of parts of 7 ANATHEMA AMELIORATION.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Prehistory Complete set of Volumes 1-8 and Volume 9, the index volume (2003)

Published in conjunction with the Human Relations Area Files by Peter N. Peregrine, Melvin Ember

By 10,000 years ago, climatic amelioration had been well underway as a result of the retreat of the Wisconsin glacier in eastern North America. At this time, the vast glacial ice that covered Canada and the northern United States had receded ...

Google previewAging: An Encyclopedia for Adding Years to Your Life and Life to Your Years (2000)

by Arthur F. Beringause

Amelioration before surgery ofall serious medical conditions is important. The elderly themselves may not be helpful or cooperative in that, accepting the common stereotype ofold age as a period of sickness, they may tend either to refrain from ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia of Higher Education: Convocation address (2005)

by Suresh Kant Sharma

Amelioration of the human condition is possible " Convocation Address, University of Delhi, ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Judaism (2015)

by Norman Solomon

and there was some amelioration of the status of the female captive (21:10–14). The rabbis toned down the severity of the biblical text somewhat. Offers of peace were to ...

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Small photo of Land amelioration - water drainage from agricultural soils on springtime. Well drainage, i.e., drainage of agricultural lands by wells.Small photo of Land amelioration - water drainage from agricultural soils on springtime. Well drainage, i.e., drainage of agricultural lands by wells.Small photo of Land amelioration - water drainage from agricultural soils on springtime. Well drainage, i.e., drainage of agricultural lands by wells.Small photo of Land amelioration - water drainage from agricultural soils on springtime. Well drainage, i.e., drainage of agricultural lands by wells.Small photo of Land amelioration - water drainage from agricultural soils on springtime. Well drainage, i.e., drainage of agricultural lands by wells.Small photo of Land amelioration - water drainage from agricultural soils on springtime. Well drainage, i.e., drainage of agricultural lands by wells.Small photo of Land amelioration - water drainage from agricultural soils on springtime. Well drainage, i.e., drainage of agricultural lands by wells. More...

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Scrabble value of A1M3E1L1I1O1R1A1T1I1O1N1

The value of this 12-letter word is 14 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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