betterment

Definitions of betterment
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n the act of relieving ills and changing for the better

Synonyms:
amelioration, melioration
Type of:
improvement
the act of improving something

n a change for the better; progress in development

Synonyms:
advance, improvement
Types:
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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
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
Type of:
shift, transformation, transmutation
a qualitative change

n an improvement that adds to the value of a property or facility

Type of:
improvement, melioration
a condition superior to an earlier condition

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