Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

El diccionario y el tesauro de inglés online más consultados por estudiantes de inglés.

Definición de “ameliorate” en inglés

ameliorate

verb [T] uk   /əˈmiːl.jə.reɪt/ formal us  
to make a bad or unpleasant situation better: Foreign aid is badly needed to ameliorate the effects of the drought.
amelioration
noun [U] uk   /əˌmiː.li.əˈreɪ.ʃən/ us  
(Definition of ameliorate from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Más sobre la pronunciación de ameliorate
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definiciones de “ameliorate” en otros diccionarios

Palabra del día

debut

the occasion when someone performs or presents something to the public for the first time

Palabra del día

Come on – you can do it! Phrasal verbs with ‘come’.

by Liz Walter​,
November 19, 2014
As part of an occasional series on the tricky subject of phrasal verbs, this blog looks at ones formed with the verb ‘come’. If you are reading this blog, I’m sure you already know come from, as it is one of the first things you learn in class: I come from Scotland/Spain.

Aprende más 

ped-text verb

November 24, 2014
to text someone while walking I’m ped-texting, I’m looking down at my phone, 75 percent of the time.

Aprende más