improvement improvement  /ɪm ˈpruv mənt/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a change for the better; progress in development
  2. (n) the act of improving something
  3. (n) a condition superior to an earlier condition

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Beneath the bits and bytes that shape the character of Silicon Valley, there's a booming digital subculture committed to the art of self-improvement, geek style.
  2. You don't want to be in the cellar: anyone described as needing improvement has six months to either get up to standard or scram.
  3. The device packs quite a punch, but some functions could use improvement.

News

  1. Home Improvement Contractor in Phoenix, Republic West Home, Announces Discounted Installations of Windows and Cabinets ...

    Republic West Home offers Dads a great incentive to complete delayed home improvement projects. (PRWeb June 13, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10829178.htm
    on June 13, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  2. North Wales roadway improvement project targeting 13 streets

    NORTH WALES - The borough's 2013 roadway improvement project took a step forward Tuesday. At its public meeting, council voted to advertise the work to repair portions of 13 streets in the borough. Amy Riddle Montgomery, the borough's new engineer appeared before the elected officials requesting that they advance the projects. Montgomery - of Boucher & James, Inc. of Doylestown - told council ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Reporter

  3. 55+ driver improvement program planned

    55+ driver improvement courses announced The Minnesota Highway Safety Center will be offering a 55+ Driver Improvement Course on the following days: from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Brainerd Dispatch

Quotes

  1. "These liberations will not mean a significant improvement in the terrible situation of human rights that exists in Cuba," he said. "It's opening the prisons a little, and not to everyone."
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: Elizardo Sanchez Source: Independent

  2. Kohn noted that "the increased turbulence of recent weeks partly reversed some of the improvement in market functioning over the late part of September and in October."
    on Nov 28, 2007 By: Donald Kohn Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "Conditions in financial markets have shown some improvement since the worst of the storm in mid-August, but a full recovery of market functioning is likely to take time, and we may well see some setbacks," Bernanke said in a speech to the New...
    on Oct 15, 2007 By: Ben Bernanke Source: International Herald Tribune

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