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Serving or tending to amend; corrective.


(əˈmɛndətərɪ; -trɪ)
US serving to amend; corrective


(əˈmɛn dəˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i)

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


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As previously reported, the Company entered into an Amendatory Agreement with its lenders under which the lenders have agreed to, among other things, defer the compliance with the minimum interest coverage ratio covenant from December 31, 2015, to December 31, 2016.
The DOLE shall issue the implementing rules and regulations to carry out the purpose of the proposed amendatory statute, adding that the DOLE Secretary may issue additional guidelines which may be deemed appropriate and as necessity arises, provided, that the issuance be in the form of a Department Order.
By 2 years after the effective date of the amendatory act the Michigan Department of Community Health in consulation with the Board of Dentistry shall promulgate rules to include training standards for identifying victims of human trafficking required for individuals licensed or registered under this article.
4) Their Supervision, assessment and amendatory action [40].
Yet to his credit he assumed, contrary to the rest of the classicals, that relatively frictionless ex-post amendatory reactions by firms (to their ex ante mistakes in forecasting demand) should be the presumptive norm, thereby precluding the attribution of recession to some type of purely market-based rigidity that supposedly suppresses, necessarily on a grand scale, the reallocations of capital and labor from overstocked sectors to ultra-high demand (yet relatively undeserved) areas, shifts that are needed to minimize the accumulation of unwanted inventories in the former and shortages in the latter.
He may have spoken of "mes theories," but he was not really discussing "theories"; he was expounding principles--lessons learned in his instinctive and amendatory way of working--which meant that their verbal exposition had to be revised and rephrased constantly.
SB 684 contains amendatory language related to the State Board of Dentistry related to licensing requirements, fees and board employees.
Although, the legislation called for the training to be performed by Registered Nurses, to alleviate some concerns with the bill, TNA offered amendatory language which was adopted and became part of the bill.
constitute genuinely amendatory moments--rather than, for example,
2011 Adaptation of glycohyte and halophyte fodder crops to the Saline Soils of Harran Plain and their amendatory effects on physico-chemical characateristics of soil.
1) That anything done or omitted to be done by a corporation common carrier subject to the act to regulate commerce, and the acts amendatory thereof, which, if done or omitted to be done by any director or officer thereof, or any receiver, trustee, lessee, agent, or person acting for or employed by such corporation, would constitute a misdemeanor under said acts, or under this act, shall also be held to be a misdemeanor committed by such corporation, and upon conviction thereof it shall be subject to like penalties as are prescribed in said acts, or by this act, with reference to such persons, except as such penalties are herein changed.
These policies provide clients with some measure of coverage through either an amendatory endorsement or via a personal umbrella policy.