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self-improvement

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Definition of self-improvement in English:

noun

[mass noun]
The improvement of one’s knowledge, status, or character by one’s own efforts: avid for self-improvement, he continued his education after school
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  • The book's themes of character and self-improvement were developed from his years swimming for Dartmouth.
  • Many faculty members find that the process of developing a portfolio stimulates self-improvement.
  • They vary their methods of study and practice in order to discover new strategies for self-improvement.

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