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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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Program and policy efforts to ameliorate alcohol use and its negative consequences in higher education are increasingly reported on in academic journals.
The deduction's effect would be to ameliorate the double tax on an IRD item (i.
For example, at a school-site, a resource-coordinating team can be responsible for (a) identifying and analyzing activity and resources with a view to improving efforts to prevent and ameliorate problems; (b) ensuring there are effective systems for prereferral interventions, referral, case management, and quality improvement; (c) guaranteeing effective procedures for program management and communication among school staff and with the home; and (d) exploring ways to redeploy and enhance resources such as clarifying which activities are nonproductive and suggesting better uses for the resources as well as reaching out to connect with additional resources in the school district and community.
The Geraldton Port Authority (GPA) seeking experienced and competent personnel that will be able to participate in a symposium / workshop whose aim will be to review and assess the long wave problem with a view to being able to ameliorate the incidence of long waves and / or improve the ability of moored ships to withstand their impact.
We tested the hypothesis that the plant polyphenolic compound curcumin, which is known to exert potent antiinflammatory and antioxidant effects, would ameliorate diabetes and inflammation in murine models of insulin-resistant obesity.
In his word on behalf of Akkar's deputies, MP Mou'een Merehbi considered that holding this conference comes within the framework of the ministerial statement's highlighting of the importance of exerting efforts to ameliorate agricultural conditions in Lebanon at all levels; thus, protecting local products and rendering this sector a profitable one.
The Pearls try to ameliorate the conditions of ignorance and hate in parts of the Muslim world with programs and experiences of learning.
Three studies this week brought mixed news about the risks of estrogen-only hormone replacement therapy to ameliorate menopausal symptoms.
As an additional component to this research, investigators will be looking at whether certain dietary factors can ameliorate the toxicity of methylmercury.
In the interim, in order to ameliorate the capital tax's effect, we recommend that the Quebec government harmonise the definition of its capital tax base with that of the Federal Large Corporations Tax, at least to the extent of the investment allowance deduction.
Ahadu Abaineh proposes to ameliorate the problem by growing trees, He suggests that trees will both greatly improve the urban ecological balance and form the structure of houses that can reduce consumption of expensive and environmentally destructive manufactured products.
Versace's Evening Ensemble bears witness to our global visual culture and our complex uncertainties in striving to remember, wanting to replace, and demanding to ameliorate.