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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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That is the rationale of the system of charging which has hitherto obtained; and nothing is more offensive than this ostentation of reform, where there is no real amelioration.
The mere utterance of it could damn any scheme, no matter how sanely conceived, of economic amelioration or regeneration.
Apres avoir soigneusement examine la situation securitaire en Tunisie, notamment la menace terroriste et les ameliorations introduites par les forces de securite et l'industrie du tourime dans le pays, la decision a ete prise par le ministere britannique des Affaires etrangeres de changer ses conseils Voyage.