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ameliorate

verb advance, allay, better, change for the better, correct, corrigere, cultivate, develop, ease, enhance, forward, fructify, help, improve, make better, make progress, meliorate, mend, mitigate, palliate, promote, raise, rectify, reform, upgrade
Associated concepts: ameliorating facts and circumstances, ameliorating waste
See also: alter, amend, commute, cure, ease, emend, fix, help, meliorate, mitigate, modify, mollify, progress, rectify, reform, rehabilitate, relieve, remedy, renew, renovate, repair, restore, soothe, treat
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It has been suggested that taxpayers can comply with the Model Statute's requirements by providing copies of every tax return filed with every state and that this alternative will ameliorate any compliance concerns.
The Mexican government will spend the money pertaining to the energy sector to reduce local air pollution, promote renewable energy, ameliorate operations of energy facilities and improve the sulfur content in fuels.
This situation illuminates how it is no longer enough for institutions to do something, without evidence that an action functions to positively ameliorate harm associated with heavy alcohol use.
The objective is to ameliorate conditions caused by flooding in the Gonaives area.
In order to ameliorate popular misgivings about the safety of BT/GE, science students and teachers (who are often not much wiser) are hoodwinked by the biotechnology industry into believing "that genetic engineering is not essentially different from traditional, time-tested interventions such as the breeding of plants and animals, or using yeasts to make bread or beer" (p.
The second concerns the issue of how to ameliorate the expropriation of ordinary people from decisions about their environment, which has bred indifference and alienation in a vicious circle, divorcing architecture from its public.
However, it takes a willingness to set aside time for the reflective and strategic activities that will ameliorate, if not eliminate, symptoms of cumulative fatigue and burnout in themselves and their teams.
This didn't help to ameliorate the affronts to taste he staged in his painting.
Gaye Warthe, Irene Hoffart and Merrill Cooper, was contracted by the City of Calgary Strategies, the united Way of Calgary and Area and the Calgary and Area Child and Family Services Authority to assess the overall capacity of the sector to prevent, reduce and ameliorate the effects of family and sexual violence.
On behalf of the board and all the patients we represent, I thank you for your generous unrestricted gift, which will assist us in continuing to raise awareness about RLS and promote research which will someday ameliorate, if not outright cure, this distressing, if little-understood, condition.
"I've "always been kind of loud about my beliefs," said Benecke, 24, who wants to use his group Queer Awareness to "promote a healthy image of nonheterosexual people through tasteful advertisements and other media in order to ameliorate prejudice."