improvement

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ɪmˈpruːvmənt/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ɪmˈpruvmənt/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(im pro̅o̅vmənt)

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improvement

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. [massive, minor, drastic, new] improvements
  2. make [household, home] improvements
  3. make improvements around the [house, home]
  4. the improvements added [value, $20,000] to the property
  5. [your homework, the process] still needs (more) improvement
  6. (still) needs improvement (before)
  7. is still room for improvement
  8. [make, implement, design] improvements
  9. [experienced, saw, noticed] an improvement (in)
  10. is showing signs of improvement
  11. has shown no improvement
  12. an improvement in [speed, performance, quality]
  13. an improvement in [her, the patient's] condition
  14. is an improvement over the [previous, former, last]
  15. improvements to the [system, school, process]
  16. a 10- [point, percent] improvement (on)
  17. anything would be an improvement over
n as adj
  1. a home improvement [loan, contractor]
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