Act vs Amendment - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between act and amendment
is that act
is (countable) something done, a deed while amendment
is an alteration or change for the better; correction of a fault or of faults; reformation of life by quitting vices.
As a verb act
is to do something.
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An alteration or change for the better; correction of a fault or of faults; reformation of life by quitting vices.
In public bodies; Any alteration made or proposed to be made in a bill or motion that adds, changes, substitutes, or omits.
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Courts kept busy as Jordan works to crush support for Isis", The Guardian , 27 November 2014:
(legal) Correction of an error in a writ or process.
An addition to and/or alteration to the Constitution.
- Arrests and prosecutions intensified after Isis captured Mosul in June, but the groundwork had been laid by an earlier amendment to Jordan’s anti-terrorism law. It is estimated that 2,000 Jordanians have fought and 250 of them have died in Syria – making them the third largest Arab contingent in Isis after Saudi Arabians and Tunisians.
- The First Amendment guarantees freedom of religion, speech, press, assembly, and petition.
That which is added; that which is used to increase or supplement something.
- The Thirteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution abolished slavery.
- a soil amendment