Examples from the Web for amelioration
For many of the improved processes which relate to the amelioration of the soil, we are indebted to chemistry.Popular Technology, Vol. I (of 2)|Edward Hazen
Every attempt at amelioration was alike inimical to his wishes and power.
Yet the remembrance that it was to Petray, of all people, that he owed this amelioration of his misery, stung him as with a lash.The Strange Story of Rab Rby|Mr Jkai
I hope, said Mrs. Herbert, you will succeed, and shall be happy to hear of an amelioration.Soyer's Culinary Campaign|Alexis Soyer
Once admit this, and all your arguments for interference are vain, and all your plans for amelioration are fruitless.Thoughts on African Colonization|William Lloyd Garrison
British Dictionary definitions for amelioration
Word Origin and History for amelioration
1650s, from French amélioration, from Old French ameillorer (12c.), from a "to" (see ad-) + meillior (Modern French meìlleur) "to better," from Late Latin meliorare "improve," from Latin melior "better," perhaps originally "stronger," and related to Greek mala "very, very much," from PIE *mel- "strong, great" (see multi-).