Saw this word in an article I read today (see "What I Read Today" blog) by David Brooks in the New York Times about USA aid money spent in Afghanistan.
- better: to make better; "The editor improved the manuscript with his changes"
- To make better, to improve; to heal; to solve a problem
- amelioration - the act of relieving ills and changing for the better
- ameliorating(a): tending to ameliorate
- Amelioration - Semantic change, also known as semantic shift or semantic progression describes the evolution of word usage — usually to the point that the modern meaning is radically different from the original usage. ...
- amelioration - The act of making better; an improvement
- to make a situation better or more tolerable
- The process by which, over successive generations, the nucleotide composition of a horizontally transferred DNA segment becomes identical to that of the host genome.
- amelioration - The addition of sugar and/or water to must or wine. This can also refer to adjusting the acid level.
- ameliorated - Improvement in condition.
- amelioration - Decrease in intensity of the person's symptoms, this follows any aggravation phase.