- Intended to improve or make something better.
- Having the effect of improving or making something better.
Derived from the latin word 'ameliorare' which means 'to make better'.
- The new policy was considered an ameliorative measure, aimed at reducing poverty and inequality.
- The medicine had an ameliorative effect on the patient's symptoms, relieving pain and improving mobility.
- The government implemented ameliorative measures to mitigate the impact of the economic crisis.
- The training program was designed to be ameliorative, providing employees with the skills they needed to be more effective.
- The research study found that the new technology had an ameliorative effect on the environment, reducing emissions and conserving resources.