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verb improve pronunciation in British English /ɪmˈpruːv/ 
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present tense
I/you/we/theyimprove
he/she/itimproves
present participleimproving
past tenseimproved
past participleimproved
  1. 1
    [transitive] to make something better

    Our main objective is to improve educational standards.

    A light airy sun lounge greatly improves the quality of life for residents.

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  2. 2
    [intransitive] to become better

    Conditions at the camp have improved.

    Your English will improve with practice.

    The region has a weak, but improving, transport infrastructure.

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