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improvement

Pronunciation: /ɪmˈpruːvmənt/

Translation of improvement in Spanish:

noun/nombre

u and c
  • 1.1 (in design, situation) mejora (feminine); (in health) mejoría (feminine) you're getting better, but there's still plenty of room for improvement has mejorado pero todavía puedes mejorar mucho más if you comb your hair, it will be a big improvement estarás mucho mejor si te peinas to be an improvement on sth ser* mejor que or superior a algo his new girlfriend is a definite improvement on the previous one no cabe duda de que su nueva novia es mucho mejor que or muy superior a la anterior her time is an improvement on the world record su tiempo mejora el récord mundial an attempt at self-improvement un intento de superarse como persona
    Example sentences
    • Latin American markets have also been boosted by improvements in their domestic economies.
    • Eden District Council said the development would also bring improvements to the road.
    • It is hoped that the results will help them find out how to make improvements and developments.
    Example sentences
    • Overall 29 per cent of crimes in Wiltshire were detected, an improvement on last year.
    • This was a vast improvement on their awful form in the Connacht Final against Mayo in Castlebar.
    • In general farmers agree the weather is an improvement on last summer when rain was non-stop.
    1.2
    (improvements plural)
    mejoras (feminine plural) to make improvements hacer* mejoras

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