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- An alteration or change for the better; correction of a fault or of faults; reformation of life by quitting vices.
- In public bodies, any alteration made or proposed to be made in a bill or motion that adds, changes, substitutes, or omits.
- 2014 November 27, Ian Black, “Courts kept busy as Jordan works to crush support for Isis”, in The Guardian:
- Arrests and prosecutions intensified after Isis captured Mosul in June, but the groundwork had been laid by an earlier amendment to Jordan’s anti-terrorism law.
- (law) Correction of an error in a writ or process.
- (especially US) 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.
- That which is added; that which is used to increase or supplement something.
- a soil amendment
correction or addition to a law
that which is added
addition to and/or alteration to the Constitution
- “amendment”, in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, Springfield, Mass.: G. & C. Merriam, 1913, →OCLC.
- “amendment”, in The Century Dictionary […], New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911, →OCLC.
- “amendment”, in OneLook Dictionary Search.