Engelsk ordbog



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Engelsk navneord: improvement

1. improvement (om begivenhed) a change for the better; progress in development


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)advance, betterment


Mindre specifikke termershift, transformation, transmutation


Mere specifikke termeraccommodation, adjustment, conservation, elaboration, fitting, preservation, recovery, refinement, resurgence, revitalisation, revitalization, revival, revivification

2. improvement (om handling) the act of improving something


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningTheir improvements increased the value of the property.


Mindre specifikke termerchange of state


Mere specifikke termerairing, amelioration, betterment, clarification, cleaning, cleansing, cleanup, clearing, correction, development, enhancement, enrichment, fix, fixing, fixture, humanisation, humanization, melioration, mend, mending, modernisation, modernization, optimisation, optimization, overhaul, perfection, rectification, redevelopment, reform, renovation, repair, reparation, self-improvement, self-reformation, stabilisation, stabilization, sweetening, tenderisation, tenderization, upgrade, upturn, ventilation

3. improvement (om tilstand) a condition superior to an earlier condition


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe new school represents a great improvement.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)melioration


Mindre specifikke termercondition, status


Mere specifikke termerbetterment, development, reformation, refurbishment, renovation, restoration


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)declination, decline









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