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"amendment" in British English

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amendmentnoun

uk   /əˈmend.mənt/ us   /əˈmend.mənt/
(Definition of amendment from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"amendment" in American English

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amendmentnoun [C]

us   /əˈmend·mənt/
US history a change or addition to the US constitution: the First/Fifth/Fourteenth amendment a constitutional amendment
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"amendment" in Business English

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amendmentnoun

uk   /əˈmendmənt/ us  
[C or U] a change made to something, especially the words of a text: He insisted that the speech did not need any amendment.make amendments Other countries have based their systems on the Scottish model for selling property, but have made a few amendments.an amendment to sth She asked for several amendments to the contract.
[C] LAW, GOVERNMENT a change to a law, either one that has already been passed or one that is still being discussed: The senator's amendment was voted down 52-40.an amendment to sth The regulation is an amendment to the 1995 Pensions Act.
[C] also Amendment LAW, GOVERNMENT a law or change that has been added to the US Constitution (= the set of political principles by which the US is governed) since it was first written: The company claimed that the First Amendment, which guarantees free speech, protects the right to advertise.
(Definition of amendment from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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“amendment” in Business English

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