Meaning of IMPROVEMENT in English

IMPROVEMENT

transcription, транскрипция: [ ɪmpru:vmənt ]

( improvements)

Frequency: The word is one of the 3000 most common words in English.

1.

If there is an improvement in something, it becomes better. If you make improvements to something, you make it better.

...the dramatic improvements in organ transplantation in recent years...

N-VAR

2.

If you say that something is an improvement on a previous thing or situation, you mean that it is better than that thing.

The new Prime Minister is an improvement on his predecessor...

N-COUNT : usu sing , oft N on n

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