Definition of amendment
From French amendement, from Late Latin amendamentum.
- IPA: /əˈmend.mənt/, SAMPA: /@"mend.m@nt/
- (WEAE) IPA: /ʌˈmɛnd.mənt/
amendment (plural amendments)
- 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.
- (law) Correction of an error in a writ or process.
- An addition to and/or alteration of the United States Constitution, as in "The First Amendment guarantees freedom of religion, speech, press, assembly, and petition."
- That which is added; that which is used to increase or supplement something.
a soil amendment
- Alphagram: adeemmnnt
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Translation of amendment in Malay
(law) Correction of an error in a writ or process.
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