meliorative
adjective see meliorate

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • meliorative — index mitigating Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • méliorative — ● mélioratif, méliorative adjectif (bas latin melioratum, de meliorare, améliorer, avec l influence de péjoratif) mélioratif nom masculin (bas latin melioratum, de meliorare, améliorer, avec l influence de péjoratif) Se dit d un terme dont le… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • meliorative — См. migliorativo …   Пятиязычный словарь лингвистических терминов

  • meliorative — See meliorable. * * * …   Universalium

  • meliorative — adjective That meliorates; curative, salutary …   Wiktionary

  • meliorative — adj. improving; becoming better; better; making easier …   English contemporary dictionary

  • meliorative — me·lio·ra·tive …   English syllables

  • meliorative — /ˈmiliərətɪv/ (say meeleeuhruhtiv) adjective (of lexical items) giving or acquiring a more favourable meaning or connotation …   Australian English dictionary

  • meliorative — adjective tending to ameliorate • Syn: ↑ameliorating, ↑ameliorative, ↑amelioratory • Similar to: ↑bettering • Derivationally related forms: ↑meliorate, ↑ameliorate …   Useful english dictionary

  • amelioratingprenominal ameliorative amelioratory meliorative — bettering ettering adj. changing for the better; antonym of {worsening}. [Narrower terms: {ameliorating(prenominal), ameliorative, amelioratory, meliorative}] [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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