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betterment

[ bet-er-muh nt ]SEE DEFINITION OF betterment

Synonyms for betterment

  • advancement
  • amelioration
  • mastery
  • melioration
  • progress
  • prosperity
  • upgrading
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Antonyms for betterment

  • decline
  • failure
  • retreat
  • retrogression
  • deterioration
  • impairment
  • unhealthiness
  • worsening
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR BETTERMENT

But not for that did aunt Ann relinquish her quest for the betterment of the domestic world.

Sista, there's some betterment in the weather, now; it teem't awhile ago.

The betterment not only of the British nations and America, but of all mankind, is and must be our object.

Self-reliance is ours and we must first use it for our own betterment.

It is the only thing of its kind for the betterment of the colored farmers.

Anywhere, madam, for your betterment, to free you from that brute.

Throughout the land there was discontent and a yearning for betterment.

The Dickens idea of betterment was the priestly plan of dole.

Looking for an early reply, I am, Your friend for betterment.

I see where you are in the lines of work for the betterment of the race.

WORD ORIGIN

1590s, from better (v.) + -ment.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR BETTERMENT

advance

nounimprovement, progress in development
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