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  • improvement — im‧prove‧ment [ɪmˈpruːvmənt] noun [countable, uncountable] the act or state of getting better: improvement in • Canandaigua Wine Co reported a 70% improvement in net income for the third quarter. • An economist said he was optimistic that… …   Financial and business terms

  • Improvement — Im*prove ment, n. 1. The act of improving; advancement or growth; promotion in desirable qualities; progress toward what is better; melioration; as, the improvement of the mind, of land, roads, etc. [1913 Webster] I look upon your city as the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • improvement — im·prove·ment n: a usu. permanent addition to or modification of real property that enhances its capital value and is distinguished from an ordinary repair in being designed to make the property more useful or valuable Merriam Webster’s… …   Law dictionary

  • Make Me Proud — Single by Drake featuring Nicki Minaj from the album Take Care …   Wikipedia

  • improvement — [im pro͞ov′mənt] n. [Anglo Fr emprowement] 1. an improving or being improved; esp., a) betterment b) an increase in value or in excellence of quality or condition c) Now Rare profitable use 2. a) an addition or …   English World dictionary

  • Improvement — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Improvement >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 improvement improvement Sgm: N 1 amelioration amelioration melioration Sgm: N 1 betterment betterment Sgm: N 1 mend mend amendment emendation Sgm: N 1 mending …   English dictionary for students

  • improvement */*/*/ — UK [ɪmˈpruːvmənt] / US [ɪmˈpruvmənt] noun Word forms improvement : singular improvement plural improvements 1) [countable/uncountable] the state of being better than before, or the process of making something better than it was before The school… …   English dictionary

  • improvement — im|prove|ment [ ım pruvmənt ] noun *** 1. ) count or uncount the state of being better than before, or the process of making something better than it was before: The school is performing well, but we recognize the need for further improvement.… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • improvement — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ big, considerable, enormous, great, huge, major, marked, massive, material, radical, remarkable …   Collocations dictionary

  • improvement — [[t]ɪmpru͟ːvmənt[/t]] ♦♦♦ improvements 1) N VAR If there is an improvement in something, it becomes better. If you make improvements to something, you make it better. ...the dramatic improvements in organ transplantation in recent years... There… …   English dictionary

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