Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Capable of being_ameliorated.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Capable of being ameliorated.

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  • adjective Capable of being ameliorated, or improved.

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Examples

  • In its mission statement, the academy says the disabilities associated with normal aging "are caused by physiological dysfunction which in many cases are ameliorable to medical treatment, such that the human life span can be increased."

    Boomers will be spending billions to counter aging

  • January 29th, 2010 at 9: 17 pm if the stickiest and least ameliorable environmental problems are jet air transportation, animal-based agriculture, and large detached single-family residences with large yards, then perhaps we should talk about “limits to jet air transportation, animal-based agriculture, and large detached single-family residences with large yards.”

    Matthew Yglesias » The Limits to Growth

  • For instance, if the stickiest and least ameliorable environmental problems are jet air transportation, animal-based agriculture, and large detached single-family residences with large yards, then perhaps we should talk about “limits to jet air transportation, animal-based agriculture, and large detached single-family residences with large yards.”

    Matthew Yglesias » The Limits to Growth

  • What are the environmentally stickiest and least ameliorable sectors?

    Matthew Yglesias » The Limits to Growth

  • To be loyal, to be contented, to acquiesce in all things save only in ameliorable evil, this is to live according to nature, which is God's administration.

    Apologia Diffidentis

  • In its mission statement, the academy says the disabilities associated with normal aging "are caused by physiological dysfunction which in many cases are ameliorable to medical treatment, such that the human life span can be increased."

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • A4M believes that the disabilities associated with normal aging are caused by physiological dysfunction which in many cases is ameliorable to medical treatment, such that the human life span can be increased, and the quality of one's life improved as one grows chronologically older.

    WN.com - Articles related to TV food advertisements promote imbalanced diets

  • "Capability" is understood as one of the key identifiable and ameliorable characteristics in an unjust situation: one of the things that define victims of injustice as such, in other words, is precisely their lack of power to alter their situation.

    Politics news, UK and world political comment and analysis | guardian.co.uk

  • A4M believes that the disabilities associated with normal aging are caused by physiological dysfunction which in many cases is ameliorable to medical treatment, such that the human life span can be increased, and the quality of one's life improved as one grows chronologically older.

    WN.com - Articles related to TV food advertisements promote imbalanced diets

  • If I’m not a conservative, it’s because these actions are not ameliorable to the intentions of the social contract.

    That "Big Tent" Discussion Again « Unambiguously Ambidextrous

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