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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Amelioration  \A*mel`io*ra"tion\,  n.  [Cf.  F.  am['e]lioration.] 
  The  act  of  ameliorating,  or  the  state  of  being  ameliorated; 
  making  or  becoming  better;  improvement;  melioration. 
  ``Amelioration  of  human  affairs.''  --J.  S.  Mill. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  amelioration 
  n  :  the  act  of  relieving  ills  and  changing  for  the  better  [syn: 
  {melioration},  {betterment}] 




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