Meaning of amelioration in English:


Pronunciation /əˌmiːlɪəˈreɪʃn/

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mass noun formal
  • The act of making something better; improvement.

    ‘progress brings with it the amelioration of the human condition’
    • ‘For real amelioration in education is completely contingent upon complementary improvement in the wider societal context.’
    • ‘This amelioration is for the most part subjective rather than objective - the individual feels better about him- or herself.’
    • ‘Its thrust is towards amelioration of the poor and a lot of distance has been covered.’
    • ‘The increasingly powerful industrial working class sought the amelioration of its social and economic conditions.’
    • ‘It would also provide a sound basis for targeting scarce resources and developing strategies for remediation and amelioration.’
    advance, development, upgrade, change for the better, refinement, enhancement, furtherance, advancement, forwarding
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