Complete Definition of "amendment"

English

Etymology
French amendement, LL. amendamentum.

Pronunciation
IPA: WEAE /ʌˈmɛnd.mənt/

Noun
en-noun

  1. An alteration or change for the better; correction of a fault or of faults; reformation of life by quitting vices.
  2. In public bodies; Any alteration made or proposed to be made in a bill or motion that adds, changes, substitutes, or omits.
  3. law Correction of an error in a writ or process.
  4. An addition to and/or alteration of the United States Constitution, as in "The First Amendment guarantees the right of free speech."
  5. That which is added; that which is used to increase or supplement something.

#:a soil amendment

Translations
trans-top|correction or addition to a law
Danish: lovændring c
Finnish: lakimuutos, lainmuutos
Japanese: 修正案 (shūseian)
trans-mid
Polish: poprawka f
Russian: поправка (poprávka) f
Spanish: enmienda f
trans-bot

trans-top|that which is added
Danish: tilføjelse c, ændring c
Finnish: lisäys
trans-mid
Russian: присадка (prisádka) f, добавка (dobávka) f
Spanish: enmienda f
trans-bot

ttbc|Japanese: 改正

ttbc|Portuguese: correção, emenda n

Synonyms
Improvement; reformation; emendation.

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Revision and Credits for"amendment"
  • 2007-11-21 23:39 - EncycloPetey - Reverted edits by [[Special:Contributions/71.253.202.155|71.253.202.155]] ([[User_talk:71.253.202.155|Talk]]); changed back to last version by [[User:85.222.6.33|85.222.6.33]]

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