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im·prove

 (ĭm-pro͞ov′)
v. im·proved, im·prov·ing, im·proves
v.tr.
1. To raise to a more desirable or more excellent quality or condition; make better: Exercise can improve your health.
2. To increase the productivity or value of (land or property): improved the house by adding a bathroom.
v.intr.
1. To become better: Economic conditions are improving.
2. To make beneficial additions or changes: You can improve on the translation of that text.

[Middle English improwen, to enclose land for cultivation, from Anglo-Norman emprouwer, to turn to profit : Old French en-, causative pref. (from Latin in-; see in-2) + Old French prou, profit (from Late Latin prōde, advantageous; see proud).]

im·prov′a·ble adj.
im·prov′a·bly adv.

improving

(ɪmˈpruːvɪŋ)
adj
becoming bettertending to educate or edifymaking things better
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.improving - getting higher or more vigorousimproving - getting higher or more vigorous; "its an up market"; "an improving economy"
rising - advancing or becoming higher or greater in degree or value or status; "a rising trend"; "a rising market"
Translations

improving

[ɪmˈpruːvɪŋ] ADJ [book, programme] → edificante, instructivo

improving

adjinformativ, lehrreich; book alsobildend; (= morally improving)erbaulich

improving

[ɪmˈpruːvɪŋ] adj (book) → edificante
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