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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Amendment  \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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  amendment 
  n  1:  the  act  of  amending 
  2:  a  statement  that  is  added  to  or  revises  or  improves  a 
  proposal  or  document  (a  bill  or  constitution  etc.) 




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