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"amends" in British English

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amendsnoun [plural]

uk   us   /əˈmendz/
make amends to do something good to show that you are ​sorry about something you have done: She ​tried to make amends by inviting him out to ​dinner. I ​wanted to make amends for the ​worry I've ​caused you.
(Definition of amends from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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amendsplural noun

 /əˈmendz/
make amends To make amends is to ​correct a ​mistake you have made, esp. in ​behavior.
(Definition of amends from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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