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Noun: betterment  be-tu(r)-munt
  1. A change for the better; progress in development
    - improvement, advance
  2. An improvement that adds to the value of a property or facility
  3. The act of relieving ills and changing for the better
    - amelioration, melioration

Derived forms: betterments

Type of: improvement, melioration, shift, transformation, transmutation

Encyclopedia: Betterment