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Definition of the adjective ameliorative
What does ameliorative mean as an attribute of a noun?
- tending to ameliorate
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Ameliorative. therapy. Ameliorative therapies are treatments used to relieve symptoms; also known as palliative treatments, ameliorative therapies do not cure diseases but they make conditions better or more tolerable.
by Denis J Murphy, Brian G Murray
ameliorative process. These include theability ofthe matrix to act as:(1)a nutrient trapping system; (2)a medium for transport of compounds between cells, anda suitable environment for enzyme action maintaining biodegradative enzymes in ...
Encyclopedia of Evaluation (2005)
by Sandra Mathison
Participatory, deliberative, and democratic approaches to evaluation reflect the ameliorative assumption based on faith in inclusiveness, participation, public dialogue, and constructivism as the means to improving or helping. Programs ...
by Monisha Bajaj
There has always been and, we hope, will continue to be a humanitarian and ameliorative element that has impelled many...
The "ameliorative" element, which forms the basis on which peace education comes within the domain of ...
An Encyclopedia by Delores D. Jones-Brown, Beverly D. Frazier, Marvie Brooks
All doors are not closed, however, and environmental justice activism most strongly persists under an ameliorative approach involving public relations, agency hearings, mediation, local grassroots organizing, boycotts, protests, and research ...
by Claire M. Renzetti, Jeffrey L. Edleson
Many early centers denounced ameliorative treatment for victims, viewing it as victim blaming and accepting of the status quo—that is, the inevitability of women's being raped. They believed psychological treatment told victims the rape was ...
by Robert Alan Lewis
ameliorative ametabolous development ameliorative. able or tending to ameliorate. amendment, la: change or alteration. Ib: revision. Ic: addition. Id: ( legislative) act, bill, reform, or rider, soil amendment, la: any material added to soil to improve ...
by Thomas H. Ollendick, Carolyn S. Schroeder
With regard to type, goals are linked to intervention purpose, that is, whether the aim is preventive, ameliorative, or enhancement-oriented. Preventive interventions attempt to offset problems before they emerge, whereas ameliorative ...
2-volume Set by Robert Wuthnow
Liberalism has certainly had ameliorative ambitions, whether the emphasis be the rule of law, economic growth through market institutions, or prospects ...
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- Ameliorative Meaning
Video shows what ameliorative means. Able to repair or ameliorate.. Ameliorative Meaning. How to pronounce, definition audio dictionary. How to say ...
- Ameliorative waste Meaning
Video shows what ameliorative waste means. An improvement to an estate that changes its character such that a holder of a future interest in the estate can ...
Scrabble value of A1M3E1L1I1O1R1A1T1I1V4E1
The value of this 12-letter word is 17 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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