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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  
Translations of “ameliorate”
in Spanish Amejorar…
in Chinese (Traditional) 使變好,改善,改進…
in Russian улучшать…
in Turkish iyileştirmek, iyi duruma getirmek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 使变好,改善,改进…
in Polish poprawiać…
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