The definition of an improvement is an increase in value, condition or quality.(noun)
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Origin: Anglo-Fr emprowement
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a method of self-help stressing autosuggestion, introduced into America about 1920 by the French psychotherapist Emile Coué and featuring the slogan “Every day in every way I am getting better and better.”
the science of improving a breed or species through the careful selection of parents. —eugenicist, n. —eugenic, adj.
the art or science of improving a race or breed, especially the human race, by control of external influences, as environment. Cf. eugenics. —euthenist, n.
the doctrine that the world tends to get better or may be made better by human effort. —meliorist, n., adj. —melioristic, adj.
the harnessing of natural and social forces for a beneficial goal.
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