Examples of improvement in a Sentence
Doctors were amazed by the sudden improvement in her medical condition.
I've noticed a significant improvement in your work since the spring.
The editor made some improvements to the article before it was printed.
They spent the money on new kitchen cabinets and other home improvements.
Recent Examples of improvement from the Web
Those numbers match a 9 percent increase in 2016, and are just a marginal improvement over the 9.5 increase in 2015.
That is an improvement from the same time last year when 36% of those assets underperformed over one year and 35% underperformed over three years.
The forecast for New Orleans the next few days is an improvement from the weekend's wet, cold, stormy weather.
In a sport measured by the millisecond, that's a stupendous improvement.
The weather Sunday was an improvement from Saturday.
And with two more wins this season, that would be a 15-point improvement.
Put aside the starting pitching, and whether the outside reinforcements of Alex Cobb and Andrew Cashner can supplement what the Orioles hope will be improvements from Dylan Bundy, Kevin Gausman and Chris Tillman.
Rather, there has been gradual improvement underway for many years that continues apace.
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First Known Use of improvement
decadence, decay, decline, decrease, degeneration, descent, deterioration, diminishment, downgrade, ebbing, failing, flagging, languishment, lapse, lessening, reduction, sinking, slowing, weakening, worsening;
IMPROVEMENT Defined for English Language Learners
: the act of improving something : the act or process of making something better
: the quality of being better than before
: an addition or change that makes something better or more valuable
IMPROVEMENT Defined for Kids
- I've noticed improvement in your work.
- We made improvements to our house.
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