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Meaning of amendment

a•mend•ment

Pronunciation: (u-mend'munt), [key]
— n.
  1. the act of amending or the state of being amended.
  2. an alteration of or addition to a motion, bill, constitution, etc.
  3. a change made by correction, addition, or deletion: The editors made few amendments to the manuscript.
  4. a soil-conditioning substance that promotes plant growth indirectly by improving such soil qualities as porosity, moisture retention, and pH balance.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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