index amendment (correction), boom (prosperity), correction (change), development (progression), improvement, mollification, progress, promotion (advancement), reform, rehabilitation, relief (release), remedy (legal means of redress), renewal, reorganization, repair, solace

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


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  • amélioration — [ ameljɔrasjɔ̃ ] n. f. • 1421, rare av. XVIIe; de améliorer, d apr. lat. jurid. melioratio 1 ♦ Dr. (au plur.) Ensemble de travaux ou dépenses faits sur un bien et lui procurant une plus value. ⇒ impense. Améliorations nécessaires, utiles,… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Amelioration — may refer to one of the following: Amelioration (health) means to make better or to improve upon most often in context of or in reference to ill health of a person but could also be in reference to healing the land, plant, tree, etc. An… …   Wikipedia

  • amélioration — AMÉLIORATION. s. fém. Progrès vers le bien; meilleur état. Ce bien est délabré, mais avec du temps il est susceptible d amélioration. Il y a une grande amélioration dans l état de ce malade. D insensibles améliorations. f♛/b] Il se dit De ce qu… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie Française 1798

  • Amelioration — A*mel io*ra tion, n. [Cf. F. am[ e]lioration.] The act of ameliorating, or the state of being ameliorated; making or becoming better; improvement; melioration. Amelioration of human affairs. J. S. Mill. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • amelioration — (n.) 1650s, from Fr. amélioration, from O.Fr. ameillorer (12c.), from a to (see AD (Cf. ad )) + meillior (Mod.Fr. meìlleur) to better, from L.L. meliorare improve, from L. melior better, perhaps originally stronger, and related to Gk …   Etymology dictionary

  • Amelioration — (fr.), so v.w. Melioration …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Amelioration — (franz.), Verbesserung, besonders eines Grundstücks; s. Bodenmelioration …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Amelioration — (frz.), Verbesserung, insbes. von Landgütern; ameliorieren, verbessern …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Amelioration — Amelioration,die:⇨Bodenverbesserung …   Das Wörterbuch der Synonyme

  • amelioration — Amelioration. s. f. pl. Action par laquelle on rend une chose meilleure, On est obligé de payer les ameliorations à un possesseur de bonne foy que l on depossede …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

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