Amendment is part of the Academic Word List. It is important for students in college and university.
- IPA: /ʌˈmɛnd.mənt/
- Hyphenation: a‧mend‧ment
- (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.