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Meaning of AMENDMENT

Pronunciation:  u'mendmunt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the act of amending
  2. [n]  a statement that is added to or revises or improves a proposal or document (a bill or constitution etc.)
 

AMENDMENT is a 9 letter word that starts with A.

 

 See Also: correction, Eighteenth Amendment, Fifth Amendment, First Amendment, Fourteenth Amendment, rectification, statement, Twentieth Amendment

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\A*mend"ment\, n. [F. amendement, LL. amendamentum.]
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 alternation made or proposed to be
   made in a bill or motion by adding, changing,
   substituting, or omitting.

3. (Law) Correction of an error in a writ or process.

Syn: Improvement; reformation; emendation.

 
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