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ameliorate

verb [T] uk   us   /əˈmiːl.jə.reɪt/ formal
to make a bad or unpleasant situation better: Foreign aid is badly needed to ameliorate the effects of the drought.
amelioration
noun [U] uk   us   /əˌmiː.li.əˈreɪ.ʃən/
Translations of “ameliorate”
in Vietnamese cải thiện…
in Spanish Amejorar…
in Thai ทำให้ดีขึ้น…
in Malaysian memperbaikkan…
in Chinese (Traditional) 使變好,改善,改進…
in Indonesian memperbaiki…
in Russian улучшать…
in Turkish iyileştirmek, iyi duruma getirmek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 使变好,改善,改进…
in Polish poprawiać…
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