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Used in laws and official documents, 'amendment' suggests a formal change often following a set process. SlideThe First Amendment protects the freedom of speech.
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'Amendment' often involves public debate and voting, especially when related to governmental or organizational policies. SlideCitizens rallied for a proposed amendment on the ballot.
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Amendments are made when updates are needed due to changes in society, technology, or knowledge. SlideThey signed off on an amendment updating the old treaty.