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amelioration Syllabification: a·me·lio·ra·tion
Pronunciation: /əˌmēlēəˈrāSH(ə)n/

Definition of amelioration in English:


The act of making something better; improvement: progress brings with it the amelioration of the human condition
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  • 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.
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