Adjective "ameliorative" definition and examples

Pronunciation

/əˈmiːlɪərətɪv/

Definitions and examples

adjective

  1. 'A critical scholarship is an important part of the ameliorative scheme, although such criticism is not the exclusive solution.'
  2. 'While buyers are not thrilled by rising prices, rising prices are one of the ameliorative responses to changes in scarcity conditions.'

Definitions

1. to make or become better, more bearable, or more satisfactory; improve: strategies to ameliorate negative effects on the environment.

More examples(as adjective)

"roles can be ameliorative."

"requirements can be ameliorative."

Origin

(ameliorate)