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Synonyms for ameliorative

tending to ameliorate

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Based on Kapp, Justice Frankel finds that the impugned provisions do qualify as an ameliorative program, as "[t]he purpose of the impugned provisions is to remedy the disadvantages created by the state-sanctioned dissociation of adoptees from their biological parents".
The presence of sphagnum peat moss and soil in coal ash based plant growth media expressed ameliorative role reducing the presence of trace elements in the leachate.
Several contextual factors were relevant to this inquiry: (1) pre-existing disadvantage, stereotyping, prejudice, or vulnerability of the claimant; (2) the correspondence between the grounds on which the claim was based and the actual need, capacity, or circumstances of the claimant; (3) the ameliorative purpose or effects of the law upon a more disadvantaged person or group; and (4) the nature and scope of the interest affected by the law.
social ameliorative action," and William James came close to recommending calm acceptance of the fact that part of the ideal must be "'butchered.
They're intended to provide a blueprint for how communities can undertake mitigation activities, whether it's initial risk and vulnerability assessment through actually taking ameliorative action to deal with hazards.
122) As for Law's ameliorative purpose or effect factor, it was now to be considered under section 15(2), although the Court left open the possibility that it might also be pertinent to whether the law or program perpetuated disadvantage.
The active molecular dynamics of the SCRx product has demonstrated in ameliorative capacity to reverse aging in mice.
Aubyn Gosse (history, University of the West Indies, Jamaica) explores early 19th century plantation management in Jamaica within the larger context of ameliorative reforms leading up to the final abolition of slavery in Jamaica and British colonies in 1833, plus reforms after abolition, such as the apprenticeship period and the actual emancipation of slaves in 1838.
What the political leadership needs to do is to come out with concrete ameliorative measures that can ease the problems of the people instead of invoking the gods and conveniently shirking off their temporal responsibilities.
Callahan sometimes conies across as though he advocates providing only palliative care to those who, as summarized by Beth Baker in her 2009 interview with Callahan, "have lived a reasonably full life of, say, 70 to 80 years," offering them "high quality long-term care, home care, rehabilitation and income support, but not extraordinary and expensive medical procedures " That is, we should ration health care for our elders, granting them mainly ameliorative care rather than vainly seeking to cure the unyielding chronic illnesses that plague them.
DEALING WITH A DISRUPTIVE DIRECTOR is not unlike dealing with a chronically aching neck that disrupts one's life: both preventive and ameliorative measures must be taken to handle the "pain in the neck.
Several reports on the condition of the archaeological remains were issued, and recommendations for ameliorative actions were broadly vetted.
It also showed significant ameliorative effects on TSOD histopathology, by reducing adipocytes proliferation, and improving hepatic steatosis.
Kapp suggested that stereotyping and prejudice were the predominant forms of discrimination, and mapped out how Law's four contextual factors--(1) the pre-existing disadvantage of the claimant group; (2) the degree of correspondence between the law's differential treatment and the claimant group's actual needs and circumstances; (3) whether the law has an ameliorative purpose or effect; and (4) the nature of the interest affected--continued to be relevant to stereotyping and prejudice.
E)(i) The determination of whether an impairment substantially limits a major life activity shall be made without regard to the ameliorative effects of mitigating measures such as--