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improvement

noun [C or U] uk   us   /ɪmˈpruːv.mənt/
B1 an occasion when something gets better or when you make it better: a slight improvement in the economy home improvements These white walls are a big improvement on that disgusting old wallpaper. He's been having treatment for two months now without any improvement.
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in Korean 향상…
in Arabic تَحْسين, تَحَسُّن…
in Portuguese melhora, progresso…
in Catalan millora…
in Japanese 改善, 向上, 改良工事…
in Italian miglioramento…
in Chinese (Traditional) 改進,改善…
in Russian улучшение…
in Turkish gelişme…
in Chinese (Simplified) 改进,改善…
in Polish poprawa, ulepszenie…
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