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English definition of “better”

better

adjective     /ˈbetər/
QUALITY A1 comparative of good adjective: of a higher quality , more effective , or more enjoyable than something or someone else : Jeff's been offered a better job in the States . The sales figures were better than expected . Her English has got a lot better (= improved ) recently . It would have been better to have discussed the problem first.Good, better and bestInformal words for goodQuite good, or not very good
ILLNESS A1 healthy , or less sick than before: I feel much better. I hope you get better soon .Becoming betterMaking things betterMaking progress and advancing
the bigger/brighter/hotter, etc the better used to say that the bigger , brighter , hotter , etc something is, the more pleased you will beGood, better and bestInformal words for goodQuite good, or not very good
(Definition of better adjective from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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