amend
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amend(
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mehnd
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to modify)
a. enmendar (legal)
The senator plans to amend the bill before bringing it up for a vote.El senador piensa enmendar el proyecto de ley antes de presentarlo para su votación.
b. corregir
I just have a few things to amend, then I'll turn the paper in.Solo tengo un par de cosas para corregir, luego entregaré el trabajo.
c. modificar
The principal amended the school calendar by adding additional days in June to make up for snow days.El director modificó el calendario escolar agregando días adicionales en junio para compensar los que nevó.
2. (to reform)
a. enmendar
He asked for forgiveness and promised to amend his behavior in the future.Pidió perdón y prometió enmendar su comportamiento en el futuro.
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amend
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (text, law)
a. enmendar, modificar
2. (plans, schedule)
a. modificar
3. (error)
a. corregir
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amend [əˈmend]
transitive verb
[+law] enmendar; [+text, wording] corregir;
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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