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be ter muhnt

  • n  a change for the better; progress in development
  • n  an improvement that adds to the value of a property or facility
  • n  the act of relieving ills and changing for the better

  • As a constitutional monarch what I should be doing, on any issue that effects the betterment of the people, is to either make suggestions or warnings, or simply keep myself .
  • With Armageddon so near, the Witnesses waste no time on the social-betterment projects that so concern other churches, instead concentrate on dogged street-corner and door-to-door .
  • For example, he wrote about how he wanted to become a human rights lawyer working for the betterment of "Muslim and Arabic women.
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  • Marian Ilitch in USA Today
    Colleen was a pioneer hockey wife and hockey mom and devoted her entire life to the betterment of the game,Red Wings owners Mike and Marian Ilitch said.
  • President Bush in Chicago Tribune
    Father Neuhaus was an inspirational leader, admired theologian and accomplished author who devoted his life to the service of the Almighty and to the betterment of our world,Bush said.
  • Richard Levin in International Herald Tribune
    We are the fortunate beneficiaries of more than $400 million of federal research grants annually, grants that enable Yale to participate in the advancement of knowledge, the cure of disease, and the betterment of the human condition,said Yale...

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