Engelsk ordbok



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Engelsk substantiv: improvement

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


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)advance, betterment


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkshift, transformation, transmutation


Mere spesifikke uttrykkaccommodation, 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 spesifikke uttrykkchange of state


Mere spesifikke uttrykkairing, 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.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)melioration


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkcondition, status


Mere spesifikke uttrykkbetterment, development, reformation, refurbishment, renovation, restoration


Uttrykk med motsatt betydning (antonymer)declination, decline









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