Meaning of “for the better” in the English Dictionary

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"for the better" in British English

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for the better

If something changes for the better, it improves:

Most people think that things have changed for the better since the new government came to power.

(Definition of “for the better” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"for the better" in American English

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for the better

improving a situation:

The new teacher made a lot of changes, mostly for the better.

(Definition of “for the better” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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