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English definition of “improvement”

improvement

noun [C, U]
 
 
/ɪmˈpruːvmənt/
B1 If there is an improvement in something, it gets better: home improvements There's been a noticeable improvement in her work this year. He's a definite improvement on her last boyfriend. Sadly, her health has shown no improvement.Becoming betterMaking things betterMaking progress and advancing
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