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Definition 1: the act of amending or correcting - [noun denoting act]

(amendment is a kind of ...) the act of offering an improvement to replace a mistake; setting right

Definition 2: a statement that is added to or revises or improves a proposal or document (a bill or constitution etc.) - [noun denoting communication]

(amendment is a kind of ...) a message that is stated or declared; a communication (oral or written) setting forth particulars or facts etc

"according to his statement he was in London on that day"

(... is an instance of amendment) an amendment to the Constitution of the United States guaranteeing the right of free expression; includes freedom of assembly and freedom of the press and freedom of religion and freedom of speech

(... is an instance of amendment) an amendment to the Constitution of the United States that imposes restrictions on the government's prosecution of persons accused of crimes; mandates due process of law and prohibits self-incrimination and double jeopardy; requires just compensation if private property is taken for public use

(... is an instance of amendment) an amendment to the Constitution of the United States adopted in 1868; extends the guarantees of the Bill of Rights to the states as well as to the federal government

(... is an instance of amendment) an amendment to the Constitution of the United States adopted in 1920; prohibited the manufacture and sale of alcoholic beverages; repealed in 1932

(... is an instance of amendment) an amendment to the Constitution of the United States adopted in 1920; guarantees that no state can deny the right to vote on the basis of sex

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