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Definition of Amendment

Amendment
Amendment A*mend"ment, n. [F. amendement, LL. amendamentum.] 1. An alteration or change for the better; correction of a fault or of faults; reformation of life by quitting vices. 2. In public bodies; Any alternation made or proposed to be made in a bill or motion by adding, changing, substituting, or omitting. 3. (Law) Correction of an error in a writ or process. Syn: Improvement; reformation; emendation.

Meaning of Amendment from wikipedia

- An amendment is a formal or official change made to a law, contract, constitution, or other legal do****ent. It is based on the verb to amend, which means...
- Fourteenth Amendment (Amendment XIV) to the United States Constitution was adopted on July 9, 1868, as one of the Reconstruction Amendments. Often considered...
- The First Amendment (Amendment I) to the United States Constitution prevents the government from making laws that regulate an establishment of religion...
- The Thirteenth Amendment (Amendment XIII) to the United States Constitution abolished slavery and involuntary servitude, except as punishment for a crime...
- there have been 400 amendments of the Constitution of India since it was first enacted in 1950. There are three types of amendments to the Constitution...
- Thirty-three amendments to the United States Constitution have been proposed by the United States Congress and sent to the states for ratification since...
- The Second Amendment (Amendment II) to the United States Constitution protects the right to keep and bear arms. It was ratified on December 15, 1791, along...
- In U.S. politics, the Hyde Amendment is a legislative provision barring the use of federal funds to pay for abortion, except to save the life of the woman...
- The Nineteenth Amendment (Amendment XIX) to the United States Constitution prohibits the United States and its states from denying the right to vote to...
- Fifth Amendment may refer to: Fifth Amendment to the United States Constitution, part of the Bill of Rights, which protects against the abuse of government...