Definition of amelioration in English:

amelioration

noun

mass nounformal
  • The act of making something better; improvement.

    ‘progress brings with it the amelioration of the human condition’
    • ‘For real amelioration in education is completely contingent upon complementary improvement in the wider societal context.’
    • ‘Its thrust is towards amelioration of the poor and a lot of distance has been covered.’
    • ‘It would also provide a sound basis for targeting scarce resources and developing strategies for remediation and amelioration.’
    • ‘This amelioration is for the most part subjective rather than objective - the individual feels better about him- or herself.’
    • ‘The increasingly powerful industrial working class sought the amelioration of its social and economic conditions.’
    advance, development, upgrade, change for the better, refinement, enhancement, furtherance, advancement, forwarding
    improvement, change for the better, betterment, enhancement, help, benefit, boost, raising, amendment, refinement, reform
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Pronunciation

amelioration

/əˌmiːlɪəˈreɪʃ(ə)n/