better oneself

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Definition of better oneself

: to do things (such as improving education) that will make one a better or more successful person She was born poor but she has worked hard to better herself.

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“Better oneself.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/better%20oneself. Accessed 6 Aug. 2020.

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