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Serving or tending to amend; corrective.
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(əˈmɛndətərɪ; -trɪ)
US serving to amend; corrective
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(əˈmɛn dəˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i)

serving to amend; corrective.
[1780–90, Amer.; < Late Latin ēmendātōrius (with a- for e- from amend). See emend, -tory1]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.amendatory - effecting amendmentamendatory - effecting amendment; "added amendatory phrases to the text"
bettering - changing for the better
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