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uh meel yuh ray shuhn

  • n  the act of relieving ills and changing for the better

  • The Journal's Reform All through the '60s, the word reform bore, for many liberals at least, a talismanic quality; in reform lay progress, amelioration.
  • But all this was amelioration, not solution.
  • The problems of crime, drugs, homelessness and substandard education cry out for solution or at least amelioration.
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  • Progress in understanding immune response in severe schistosomiasis
    A mechanism that may help explain the severe forms of schistosomiasis, or snail fever, has been discovered by researchers. Schistosomiasis is one of the most prevalent parasitic diseases in the world. The study in mice may also offer targets for intervention and amelioration of the disease. Although schistosomiasis is not contracted in the United States or Europe, the World Health Organization ...
    April 16, 2014 - Science Daily

  • Germaine Greer in Intellectual Conservative
    Germaine Greer argued, "If women are to effect a significant amelioration in their condition, it seems obvious that they must refuse to marry."
  • Sepp Blatter in Hindu
    On behalf of FIFA and the worldwide family of football, I am wishing, president Dasmunsi a prompt recovery and a swift amelioration,Blatter wrote in a letter sent to AIFF general secretary Alberto Colaco.
  • Ignacio Bunye in Manila Bulletin
    While there are no quick 'fixes' to the age-old Mindanao conflict, we are moving forward to a final peace through principled negotiations, socio-economic amelioration, focused security measures, and international cooperation,Bunye added.

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