Definitions and translations for "amendment"

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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. 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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English - English - amendment

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n. correction, revision; alteration, change

English - Spanish - amendment

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s. enmienda, ajuste, corrección, mejora, rectificación, reforma

English - French - amendment

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n. modification; rectification; correction

English - German - amendment

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n. Korrektur; Veränderung

English - Indonesian - amendment

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n. amandemen, perubahan

English - Italian - amendment

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s. emendamento, correzione; emendazione

English - Polish - amendment

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n. poprawka, nowelizacja

English - Portuguese - amendment

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s. emenda (de lei); correção; reforma

English - Romanian - amendment

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n. îmbunătăţire, amendare, amendament, îndreptare, rectificare

English - Russian - amendment

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с. улучшение, исправление, поправка, изменение, поправка к закону, редакция

English - Turkish - amendment

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i. düzeltme, iyileştirme; yasayı değiştirme, yasa değişikliği

English - Ukrainian - amendment

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n. поліпшення, виправлення, звільнення, усунення, полегшення, грунт: поліпшувач грунту, поправка

German - English - amendment

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n. amendment

English - Dutch - amendment

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zn. amendement;verandering; correctie; amendement

English - Greek - amendment

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ουσ. διόρθωση, τροπολογία, τροποποίηση

English - Arabic - amendment

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‏تعديل، تحسين، تنقيح‏

English - Chinese - amendment

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(名) 改正, 改善, 改良; 修正案

English - Chinese - amendment

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(名) 改正, 改善, 改良; 修正案

English - Hindi - amendment

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n. दोर्षशोधन, सुधार, संशोधन

English - Japanese - amendment

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(名) 改正; 改善; 改心; 改正案

English - Korean - amendment

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명. 개정, 수정, 정정; 변화, 변경

English - Vietnamese - amendment

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n. cải thiện lại, sửa cho tốt thêm, tu chỉnh lại
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Synonyms for amendment
1. legislative addition: bill, measure, act, revision, rider, supplement
2. alteration: correction, improvement, reformation, revision