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v. a·mend·ed, a·mend·ing, a·mends
1. To change for the better; improve: "The confinement appeared to have had very little effect in amending his conduct" (Horatio Alger).
2. To alter the wording of (a legal document, for example) so as to make more suitable or acceptable. See Synonyms at correct.
3. To enrich (soil), especially by mixing in organic matter or sand.
To better one's conduct; reform.

[Middle English amenden, from Old French amender, from Latin ēmendāre : ē-, ex-, ex- + mendum, fault.]

a·mend′a·ble adj.
a·mend′er n.
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Adj.1.amended - of legislationamended - of legislation      
unamended - (of legislation) not amended
2.amended - modified for the better; "his amended ways"
better - (comparative of `good') superior to another (of the same class or set or kind) in excellence or quality or desirability or suitability; more highly skilled than another; "You're a better man than I am, Gunga Din"; "a better coat"; "a better type of car"; "a suit with a better fit"; "a better chance of success"; "produced a better mousetrap"; "she's better in math than in history"
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Godfrey made an effort, and came out with a new and amended version of the affair, to the following effect.
Then, when he has amended his ways, and grown gentler (even though he still continues to be loaded with official work), he will come to be accounted a virtuous, decent citizen who has deserved well of his comrades, rendered obedience to his superiors, wished noone any evil, preserved the fear of God in his heart, and died lamented.
Even the decade-old charter of the Authority of the Freeport of Bataan was recently amended to strengthen its roles and functions, she added.
Due to the decrease in the market price of the Shares since the date of the original Offer, which resulted in a condition to the Offer not being met, Encana has amended the price range of the Offer and has also amended the related condition pertaining to the market price of the Shares, as described in more detail below.
Accordingly, 9,577,917 shares of its common stock remain available for repurchase under its Repurchase Program as amended by the 2018 Amended 10b5-1 Plan, as of 29 July 2019.
Until the completion of the Amended Bluequest Loan, Bluequest has agreed to provide Xiana with a bridge loan (the "Bridge Loan" and together with the Amended Bluequest Loan, the "Refinancing Transaction") in the amount of US$2.21 million (with interest accrued thereon).
The Amended Law imposes amendments that impact no less than 40 articles of the Labour Law, the most important of which are as follows:
'Whether by the provisions of Section 71, 132 (4) of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigerian 1999 (as amended; and Section 9 and 13 (1) of the Electoral Act 2010 (as amended), the whole of the Federation of Nigeria is regarded as one constituency for the purpose of elections into the office of the President of the Republic of Nigeria.
Pursuant to the amended agreement, CRG has waived its right to receive payment of certain cash compensation of up to USD6m that would have been required under the original agreement as well as permits the sale of Cardiome's Canadian business portfolio under the planned transaction with Cipher Pharmaceuticals.
The amended offer is to acquire the company for cash consideration of USD 11.50 per share and to increase both the Norsat and Hytera termination fees from USD 2.5 million to USD 3.0 million, respectively.
At this time, there can be no assurance that the amended offer will lead to the execution of a further amendment of the amended arrangement agreement with Hytera, or that the transaction contemplated by Hytera will obtain all necessary approvals.