Meaning of ameliorative in English:


Pronunciation /əˈmiːlɪərətɪv/

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‘I think the ameliorative treatments have been a godsend.’
  • ‘While buyers are not thrilled by rising prices, rising prices are one of the ameliorative responses to changes in scarcity conditions.’
  • ‘And I agree, also, with her description of a more ameliorative social policy for working families.’
  • ‘A critical scholarship is an important part of the ameliorative scheme, although such criticism is not the exclusive solution.’
  • ‘As our awareness of the extinction crisis has grown, we have taken some ameliorative actions.’