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a·mend·ment

 (ə-mĕnd′mənt)
n.
1. The act of changing for the better; improvement: "Society may sometimes show signs of repentance and amendment" (George G. Coulton).
2. A correction or alteration, as in a manuscript.
3.
a. The process of formally altering or adding to a document or record.
b. A statement of such an alteration or addition.
c. Amendment One of the provisions in the US Constitution protecting individual rights.
4. A material, such as organic matter or sand, mixed into soil to improve growing conditions.

amendment

(əˈmɛndmənt)
n
1. the act of amending; correction
2. an addition, alteration, or improvement to a motion, document, etc

a•mend•ment

(əˈmɛnd mənt)

n.
1. the act of amending or the state of being amended.
2. an alteration or addition, as to a bill.
3. a change made by correction, addition, or deletion.
[1250–1300; < Old French]

amendment

An ingredient such as peat or sand that is used to improve the soil.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.amendment - the act of amending or correctingamendment - the act of amending or correcting  
correction, rectification - the act of offering an improvement to replace a mistake; setting right
2.amendment - a statement that is added to or revises or improves a proposal or document (a bill or constitution etc.)amendment - a statement that is added to or revises or improves a proposal or document (a bill or constitution etc.)
statement - a message that is stated or declared; a communication (oral or written) setting forth particulars or facts etc; "according to his statement he was in London on that day"

amendment

amendment

noun
1. The act of making better or the condition of being made better:
2. The act or process of revising:
Translations
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amendment

[əˈmendmənt] N
1. (to law) → enmienda f (to a) the Fifth Amendment (US) → la Quinta Enmienda (a la Constitución de los Estados Unidos)
to invoke or plead or take the Fifth (Amendment) (US) → acogerse a la quinta, negarse a dar testimonio bajo la protección de la Quinta Enmienda (relativa a la autoincriminación)
2. (to text) → corrección f
FIFTH AMENDMENT
La Quinta Enmienda a la Constitución de los Estados Unidos establece varios principios legales fundamentales que protegen al ciudadano frente al poder del Estado. Entre estos derechos están el de que una persona no sea encarcelada o sus bienes sean embargados sin juicio previo, así como el derecho a no ser procesada dos veces por el mismo delito, o a no ser obligada a aportar pruebas contra sí misma. Al hecho de negarse a aportar pruebas autoincriminatorias se le conoce como taking the fifth (acogerse a la quinta) y, durante las investigaciones anticomunistas que el senador McCarthy realizó en la década de los años 50, aquéllos que se acogían a esta quinta enmienda eran generalmente acusados de llevar a cabo actividades antiamericanas.

Amendment

[əˈmɛndmənt] n (in US Constitution) the First Amendment → le Premier Amendement (de la constitution des États-Unis)
the Fifth Amendment → le cinquième amendement (de la constitution des États-Unis)
to plead the Fifth Amendment, to take the Fifth Amendment → invoquer le Cinquième Amendement (pour refuser de répondre)

amendment

[əˈmɛndmənt] n (to law, constitution, rules)amendement m; (to statement)modification f; (to text)correction f
an amendment to sth → un amendement à qch
to make an amendment to sth → apporter des modifications à qch

amendment

n
(to bill, in text) → Änderung f (→ to +gen), → Amendement nt (form) (→ to +gen); (= addition)Amendement nt (form)(to zu), Zusatz m(to zu); the First/Second etc Amendment (US Pol) → das Erste/Zweite etc Amendement, Zusatz m1/2 etc
(in behaviour) → Besserung f

amendment

[əˈmɛndmənt] n (see vb) → emendamento; (XXX) → correzione f
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