amendment

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Amendment is on the Academic Word List.

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Singular
amendment

Plural
amendments

  1. (countable & uncountable) An amendment is a change to a piece of writing or a statement that corrects or clarifies it; also the process of making this change.
    This law can only be changed by constitutional amendment.
    We are considering an amendment to the Water Bill which required compliance with EC rules by 1993.
    He agreed to accept amendments to reduce the standard rate of income tax in his Finance Bill.

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