meliorate

verb me·lio·rate \ ˈmēl-yə-ˌrāt , ˈmē-lē-ə- \

Definition of meliorate

meliorated; meliorating

melioration

play \ˌmēl-yə-ˈrā-shən, ˌmē-lē-ə-\ noun

meliorative

play \ˈmēl-yə-ˌrā-tiv, ˈmē-lē-ə-\ adjective

meliorator

play \-ˌrā-tər\ noun

Examples of meliorate in a Sentence

  1. regulations intended to meliorate the working conditions of migrant farm laborers

Origin and Etymology of meliorate

Late Latin melioratus, past participle of meliorare, from Latin melior better; akin to Latin multus much, Greek mala very


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