Amelioration - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |əˌmiːliəˈreɪʃn|  American pronunciation of the word amelioration
Brit.  |əˌmiːlɪəˈreɪʃ(ə)n|  British pronunciation of the word amelioration

noun

- the act of relieving ills and changing for the better (syn: betterment, melioration)

Examples

trying to ameliorate the suffering of people who have lost their jobs

This medicine should help ameliorate the pain.

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