Amelioration

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Amelioration may refer to:

  • 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 to denote a major change from glacial to interglacial stages, specifically regarding transitions in the oxygen isotope ratio cycle
  • 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