betterment

Definitions of betterment
  1. noun
    the act of relieving ills and changing for the better
    synonyms: amelioration, melioration
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    improvement
    the act of improving something
  2. noun
    a change for the better; progress in development
    synonyms: advance, improvement
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    renaissance, resurgence, revitalisation, revitalization, revival, revivification
    bringing again into activity and prominence
    elaboration, refinement
    the result of improving something
    accommodation, adjustment, fitting
    making or becoming suitable; adjusting to circumstances
    conservation, preservation
    an occurrence of improvement by virtue of preventing loss or injury or other change
    recovery
    return to an original state
    readjustment
    the act of adjusting again (to changed circumstances)
    domestication
    accommodation to domestic life
    habituation
    a general accommodation to unchanging environmental conditions
    Renaissance, Renascence, rebirth, renaissance
    the revival of learning and culture
    regeneration
    the activity of spiritual or physical renewal
    resurrection
    a revival from inactivity and disuse
    resuscitation
    the act of reviving a person and returning them to consciousness
    shakedown
    initial adjustments to improve the functioning or the efficiency and to bring to a more satisfactory state
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    shift, transformation, transmutation
    a qualitative change
  3. noun
    an improvement that adds to the value of a property or facility
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    improvement, melioration
    a condition superior to an earlier condition
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