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noun as in correction, improvement

noun as in addition to a document

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It passed the Senate’s appropriations committee Thursday, but did so with amendments that have not yet been released.

The regulations, known as The Electronics and postal communications amendment, also require foreign journalists working with their local colleagues to be accompanied by a government-appointed officer when covering local stories.

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After the passage of the amendment, women were not broadly mobilized, and in many places, women of color continued to face barriers to voting.

A century ago today, the 19th amendment of the US Constitution was ratified.

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Everyone deserves the ERA—a constitutional amendment that lives forever—and I have faith that we will get it.

From Fortune

Open-carry activists are known for baiting cops into on-camera arguments about the Second Amendment and state laws.

They would not, for example, supersede federal law regarding the Establishment Clause in the First Amendment.

Either we believe the First Amendment is worth defending or we do not.

They then would expect the Senate to strip that amendment and compromise simply on keeping government open for 60 days.

Why are “threats,” unlike other scary speech, outside the protection of the First Amendment?

Consequently an amendment may be made diminishing the weekly allowance to a member who is sick, and also the time of allowing it.

By the fourteenth amendment to the federal constitution their rights and privileges have been further secured.

A partial amendment has taken place, and still greater improvements are about to be made.

One of the first effects of this amendment in Virginia was a legislative enactment requiring all women to pay the poll tax.

(i) The gazetting of the outstanding regulations empowered by the 1934 and 1953 Amendment Acts.


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On this page you'll find 50 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to amendment, such as: change, modification, reform, remedy, revision, and alteration.

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