Amelioration

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Amelioration may refer to one of the following:

  • Amelioration (health) means "the act of making better" or "improvement" most often in context of or in reference to ill health of a person but could also be in reference to healing the land, plant, tree, or even a written document etc.
  • An alternative name for land improvement
  • A specific type of semantic change — the introduction of positive connotations or removal of negative ones for a word or expression.
  • Amelioration patterns, a software design pattern
  • Amelioration Act 1798, a statute enacted in the Leeward Islands regarding the treatment of slaves
  • Rapid climatic Amelioration; used in geology denoting a major change from glacial to interglacial stages, specifically regarding transitions in the Oxygen isotope ratio cycle