Correct spelling, explanation: amendment is a noun from the verb amend, created by adding the suffix -ment. Amend comes from Middle English amenden, so you can see, that there has never been double m in this word. Therefore amendment is the correct spelling, and double m spelling
ammendment is incorrect.
Definition of amendment:
noun, alteration in something (some document)
They have made a couple of amendments to the constitution throughout the years.
This agreement needs an amendment.
Incorrect spelling, explanation: this form is incorrect because the correct form is a noun made from the verb amend. To create this noun we use the suffix -ment, so the final form is amendment. Amend has been known since Middle English amenden, also spelled with one m, so amendment is the correct form, not
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