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English definition of “better”

better

adverb (GREATER DEGREE)   /ˈbet̬·ər/
to a greater degree, or in a more suitable, pleasing, or satisfactory way; comparative ofwell: The next time he took the test, he was better prepared. I like this jacket much better than the brown one. She knows her way around the college better than I do. She did much better (= She was more successful) in the second part of the exam. If you are or get better after an illness or injury, you are healthy and no longer ill.
(Definition of better adverb (GREATER DEGREE) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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