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amend

verb [T]
 
 
/əˈmend/
to change something, especially the words of a text: They were too hasty to amend or drop initiatives that did not work immediately.amend sth to sth In line 20, 'men' should be amended to 'people'.
LAW, GOVERNMENT to make a change to a law: amend a bill/law He will try to amend the bill to shift more of the money to conservation. The proposals would amend the Insolvency Act of 1986 to prevent potentially viable small businesses from being forced into receivership. Until the constitution is amended, the power to appoint ministers will remain with the president.
Translations of “amend”
in Spanish enmendar, corregir…
in French corriger…
in German verbessern…
in Chinese (Traditional) 修訂,修正,修改(法律檔等)…
in Russian вносить изменения…
in Turkish hafif düzeltmek, değiştirmek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 修订,修正,修改(法律文件等)…
in Polish poprawiać…
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