room for improvement


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  • room for improvement — ► used to say that something is not good enough and could be made better: »The business is doing well, but there is definitely room for improvement. Main Entry: ↑room …   Financial and business terms

  • 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

  • room — ► NOUN 1) space viewed in terms of its capacity to accommodate contents or allow action: there was no room to move. 2) opportunity or scope: room for improvement. 3) a part of a building enclosed by walls, floor, and ceiling. 4) (rooms) a set of… …   English terms dictionary

  • room — ▪ I. room room 1 [ruːm, rʊm] noun 1. [countable] a part of the inside of a building: • conference room facilities • the college staff room ˈpost room also ˈmail …   Financial and business terms

  • room — room1 W1S1 [ru:m, rum] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(in a building)¦ 2¦(space)¦ 3¦(opportunity/possibility)¦ 4 there s room for improvement 5 there s not enough room to swing a cat 6¦(apartment)¦ 7¦(people)¦ ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [: Old English; Origin: rum] …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • room — I UK [ruːm] / US [rum] noun Word forms room : singular room plural rooms *** 1) [countable] a part of a building with a floor, walls, and a ceiling Annie ran out of the room. On the second floor were two large empty rooms. a) [countable] a… …   English dictionary

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

  • room — room1 [ rum ] noun *** 1. ) count a part of a building with a floor, walls, and a ceiling: On the second floor were two large empty rooms. Annie got up and left the room. a ) count a bedroom in a home or in a place such as a hotel: My mom told me …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • improvement — noun 1 (C, U) an act of improving or a state of being improved (+ in): There s certainly been an improvement in the children s behaviour. (+ to): We need to carry out some improvements to the computer system. | show an improvement: This month s… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • room — 1 /ru:m, rUm/ noun 1 IN A BUILDING (C) a part of the inside of a building that has its own walls, floor and ceiling: bathroom/dining room/meeting room etc (=a room used for washing, eating etc): The meeting room s upstairs on your right. | We… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English