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noun     improvement pronunciation in British English
/ɪmˈpruːvmənt/
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  1. 1
    [countable/uncountable] the state of being better than before, or the process of making something better than it was before

    The school is performing well, but we recognize the need for further improvement.

    improvement in:

    There has been an improvement in relations between the two countries.

    show an improvement:

    Sales have shown a slight improvement this year.

  2. 2
    [countable] a change that you make to something in order to make it better
 
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