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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 me·lio·rate /ˈmiljəˌret, ˈmiliə-/
 (vt.)(vi.)改善,改良,變好

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Mel·io·rate v. t. [imp. & p. p. Meliorated p. pr. & vb. n. Meliorating.]  To make better; to improve; to ameliorate; to soften; to make more tolerable.
    Nature by art we nobly meliorate.   --Denham.
    The pure and benign light of revelation has had a meliorating influence on mankind.   --Washington.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Mel·io·rate, v. i. To grow better.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 meliorate
      v 1: to make better; "The editor improved the manuscript with his
           changes" [syn: better, improve, amend, ameliorate]
           [ant: worsen]
      2: get better; "The weather improved toward evening" [syn: better,
          improve, ameliorate] [ant: worsen]