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amend

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishamenda‧mend /əˈmend/ ●○○ AWL verb [transitive] formal  CHANGE FROM ONE THING TO ANOTHERto correct or make small changes to something that is written or spoken The law was amended to include women. The defendant later amended his evidence. ‘Steve stole it – or rather borrowed it, ’ he amended.amended adjective an amended version→ See Verb table
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amendPrograms written in languages such as BASIC are very easy to edit and amend.He spoke to intelligence officers at several airbases and made sure that certain records were amended.The law was amended so that profits from drug dealing could be seized by the government.In May, after months of bickering, parliament amended the asylum law.To amend the Constitution voters must approve the measure in a referendum.But the assembly also has the power - never used - to amend the constitution.If the two treaties have identical parties the subsequent treaty is regarded as amending the earlier.A supplementary statement can not be used to amend the evidence recorded in an earlier statement.However, fresh proposals to amend the existing rent policy were put to the Bar Council in March.Congress amended the Social Security Act in 1967 to help the disabled.
From Longman Business Dictionaryamenda‧mend /əˈmend/ verb [transitive] to make small changes to a law or a document, for example to improve it, to make it more accurate, or to take account of new conditionsa controversial plan to amend the Constitutionamendment noun [countable, uncountable]The Securities Subcommittee is considering amendments to the proposal.→ See Verb table
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Verb table
amend
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyamend
he, she, itamends
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyamended
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave amended
he, she, ithas amended
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad amended
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill amend
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have amended
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam amending
he, she, itis amending
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you, we, theyare amending
Past
I, he, she, itwas amending
you, we, theywere amending
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been amending
he, she, ithas been amending
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been amending
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be amending
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been amending
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