›[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 amendmentsOther countries have based their systems on the Scottish model for selling property, but have made a few amendments.an amendment to sthShe asked for several amendments to the contract.
›[C]LAW, GOVERNMENTa 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 sthThe regulation is an amendment to the 1995 Pensions Act.
New words are entering the language all the time. A few of these are completely new and original coinages, but the vast majority are based on the existing stock of words in some way, for example by using affixes (prefixes and suffixes). These can have the effect of changing the meaning of the
predicting the optimum date to buy a plane ticket, especially on a website or using an app A handful of new and updated websites and apps are trying to perfect the art of what’s known as farecasting – predicting the best date to buy a ticket.