ameliorate

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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 encompasses capacity building strategies that facilitate school site development of comprehensive approaches for preventing and ameliorating problems, including creating readiness for systemic change, leadership training, stakeholder development, and capitalizing on commonalities across sites to achieve economies of scale.
Although the sulfate aerosol effect might appear to represent an ameliorating force, "it cannot be considered to be a good thing," Wigley maintains.