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English definition of “better”

better

noun     /ˈbetər/
for the better If a situation changes for the better, it improves: Their relationship has changed for the better.Becoming betterMaking things betterMaking progress and advancing
get the better of sb If a feeling gets the better of you, it becomes too strong to control: Curiosity finally got the better of her and she opened the letter.Power and intensityEnergy, force and power
(Definition of better noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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