Meaning of “improve on/upon sth” in the English Dictionary

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"improve on/upon sth" in British English

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improve on/upon sth

phrasal verb with improve uk /ɪmˈpruːv/ us /ɪmˈpruːv/ verb [ I or T ]

(Definition of “improve on/upon sth” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"improve on/upon sth" in Business English

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improve on/upon sth

phrasal verb with improve uk /ɪmˈpruːv/ us verb

to do something in a better way or with better results than before:

We anticipate improving on last year's profits by a modest amount.

(Definition of “improve on/upon sth” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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