amendment

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From French amendement, from Late Latin amendamentum.

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amendment (plural amendments)

  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 to the Constitution.
    The First Amendment guarantees freedom of religion, speech, press, assembly, and petition.
    The Thirteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution abolished slavery.
  5. That which is added; that which is used to increase or supplement something.
    a soil amendment

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