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English noun: betterment

1. betterment (event) a change for the better; progress in development


Synonymsadvance, improvement


Broader (hypernym)shift, transformation, transmutation


Narrower (hyponym)accommodation, adjustment, conservation, elaboration, fitting, preservation, recovery, refinement, resurgence, revitalisation, revitalization, revival, revivification

2. betterment (state) an improvement that adds to the value of a property or facility


Broader (hypernym)improvement, melioration

3. betterment (act) the act of relieving ills and changing for the better


Synonymsamelioration, melioration


Broader (hypernym)improvement









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