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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: improvement(0.01138 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to improvement.
English → Indonesian (quick)
English → English (WordNet)
n 1: the act of improving something; “their improvements
increased the value of the property”
2: a change for the better; progress in development [syn: betterment,
3: a condition superior to an earlier condition; “the new
school represents a great improvement” [syn: melioration]
English → English (gcide)
Improvement \Im*prove"ment\, n.
1. The act of improving; advancement or growth; promotion in
desirable qualities; progress toward what is better;
melioration; as, the improvement of the mind, of land,
I look upon your city as the best place of
Exercise is the chief source of improvement in all
our faculties. --Blair.
2. The act of making profitable use or applicaton of
anything, or the state of being profitably employed; a
turning to good account; practical application, as of a
doctrine, principle, or theory, stated in a discourse. “A
good improvement of his reason.” --S. Clarke.
I shall make some improvement of this doctrine.
3. The state of being improved; betterment; advance; also,
that which is improved; as, the new edition is an
improvement on the old.
The parts of Sinon, Camilla, and some few others,
are improvements on the Greek poet. --Addison.
4. Increase; growth; progress; advance.
There is a design of publishing the history of
architecture, with its several improvements and
Those vices which more particularly receive
improvement by prosperity. --South.
5. pl. Valuable additions or betterments, as buildings,
clearings, drains, fences, etc., on land or premises; as,
to convey the land together with all improvements.
6. (Patent Laws) A useful addition to, or modification of, a
machine, manufacture, or composition. --Kent.