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An improvement over what has been the case:
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  1. An improvement over what has been the case:
  2. A making or being made better; improvement
  3. (Law) An improvement beyond normal upkeep and repair that adds to the value of real property.
The act or an instance of ameliorating.
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  1. The act or an instance of ameliorating.
  2. The state of being ameliorated; improvement.
  3. The act of making better.
(Linguis.) The process by which the meaning or connotation of a word becomes more positive
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  1. (Linguis.) The process by which the meaning or connotation of a word becomes more positive
  2. The linguistic process by which a word over a period of time grows more elevated in meaning or more positive in connotation.
  3. The act or process of improving something or the state of being improved.
(Astronomy) The adjustment of a globe preparatory to the solution of a proposed problem.
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  1. (Astronomy) The adjustment of a globe preparatory to the solution of a proposed problem.
  2. (Geometry) The determination of a straight line whose length is equal to a portion of a curve.
  3. The action or process of rectifying.
A transformation or transition from one state, condition, or phase to another:
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  1. A transformation or transition from one state, condition, or phase to another:
  2. A number of coins or bills whose total value equals a single larger coin or bill
  3. The act, process, or result of altering or modifying:
The process of formally altering or adding to a document or record.
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  1. The process of formally altering or adding to a document or record.
  2. A material, such as organic matter or sand, mixed into soil to improve growing conditions.
  3. A revision or addition proposed or made in a bill, law, constitution, etc.
An altering or being altered
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  1. An altering or being altered
  2. The condition resulting from altering; modification.
  3. The result of this; change
A 16th-century movement in Western Europe that aimed at reforming some doctrines and practices of the Roman Catholic Church and resulted in the establishment of the Protestant churches.
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  1. A 16th-century movement in Western Europe that aimed at reforming some doctrines and practices of the Roman Catholic Church and resulted in the establishment of the Protestant churches.
  2. The act of reforming or the state of being reformed.
  3. A rewriting of a deed or contract that does not express what was actually agreed upon, only when it can be demonstrated in a clear and convincing manner that a mutual mistake was made. There will be no rewriting if the mistake was made by one party only, unless it was caused by the other party’s fraud. Reformation is considered to be an equitable remedy. A rewriting of a deed or contract that does not express what was actually agreed upon, only when it can be demonstrated in a clear and convincing manner that a mutual mistake was made. There will be no rewriting if the mistake was made by one party only, unless it was caused by the other party’s fraud. Reformation is considered to be an equitable remedy.
A sequence or succession, as of acts, happenings, etc.
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  1. A sequence or succession, as of acts, happenings, etc.
  2. (Math.) A sequence of numbers, each of which is obtained from its predecessor by the same rule
  3. Movement or change from one member of a continuous series to the next:
An increase of price or value.
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  1. An increase of price or value.
  2. A payment made before due, as of wages
  3. A rise in value or cost
Development; progress:
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  1. Development; progress:
  2. An irrevocable gift to an heir during an intestate’s life, given with the intention that it shall diminish or extinguish the heir’s share of the intestate’s estate under the laws of intestate succession. See also satisfaction, ademption, and lapse. An irrevocable gift to an heir during an intestate’s life, given with the intention that it shall diminish or extinguish the heir’s share of the intestate’s estate under the laws of intestate succession. See also satisfaction, ademption, and lapse.
  3. (Law) Property given, usually by a parent to a child, in advance of a future distribution.
The organized activity of soliciting donations or grants; fundraising.
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  1. The organized activity of soliciting donations or grants; fundraising.
  2. A significant event, occurrence, or change:
  3. A significant event, occurrence, or change.
The result of refining; an improvement or elaboration.
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  1. The result of refining; an improvement or elaboration.
  2. A development; improvement; elaboration
  3. The act, or the result of refining; the removal of impurities, or a purified material
An increase in the size of an organism or part of an organism, usually as a result of an increase in the number of cells. Growth of an organism may stop at maturity, as in the case of humans and other mammals, or it may continue throughout life, as in many plants. In humans, certain body parts, like hair and nails, continue to grow throughout life.
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  1. An increase in the size of an organism or part of an organism, usually as a result of an increase in the number of cells. Growth of an organism may stop at maturity, as in the case of humans and other mammals, or it may continue throughout life, as in many plants. In humans, certain body parts, like hair and nails, continue to grow throughout life.
  2. The full extent of such increase
  3. Full development; maturity.
An increase in price, worth, quantity, or degree.
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  1. An increase in price, worth, quantity, or degree.
  2. (Chiefly British) An increase in salary or wages; a raise.
  3. Occasion or opportunity:
The act or process of reclaiming.
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  1. The act or process of reclaiming.
  2. A reclaiming or being reclaimed; esp., the recovery of wasteland, desert, etc. by ditching, filling, or irrigating
  3. The process or industry of obtaining useful materials from waste products
The countries and peoples considered to have reached a high stage of social and cultural development
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  1. The countries and peoples considered to have reached a high stage of social and cultural development
  2. Collectively, those people of the world considered to have a high standard of behavior and / or a high level of development. Commonly subjectively used by people of one society to exclusively refer to their society, or their elite sub-group, or a few associated societies, implying all others, in time or geography or status, as something less than civilised, as savages or barbarians. cf refinement, elitism, civilised society, the Civilised World
  3. An advanced state of intellectual, cultural, and material development in human society, marked by progress in the arts and sciences, the extensive use of record-keeping, including writing, and the appearance of complex political and social institutions.
An increase in amount or degree:
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  1. An increase in amount or degree:
  2. An increase; addition
  3. (Electronics) An increase in signal power, voltage, or current by an amplifier, expressed as the ratio of output to input.
Devotion of time or attention to the improvement of (something)
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  1. Devotion of time or attention to the improvement of (something)
  2. The state of being cultivated or used for agriculture
  3. The art or act of cultivating; improvement of land for or by agriculture
The amount or rate by which something is increased:
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  1. The amount or rate by which something is increased:
  2. Growth, enlargement, etc.
  3. The act of increasing:
  1. The addition of sugar to grape juice used to make wine; chaptalization
  2. The act of enriching or the state of being enriched.
  3. The process of making enriched uranium
An act, event, or offer that helps to increase interest in or demand for something:
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  1. An act, event, or offer that helps to increase interest in or demand for something:
  2. The act of promoting someone to a higher job, grade, or rank, or the fact of being so promoted.
  3. Support or encouragement of the progress, growth, or acceptance of something; furtherance:
The removal of valuable substances from waste material, byproducts, etc.
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  1. The removal of valuable substances from waste material, byproducts, etc.
  2. Renewed growth after a slump (economy).
  3. A process of attempting to change dysfunctional behavior, as by abstaining from an addictive substance
  1. Rebuilding or restructuring; large scale repair or renewal.
  2. (--- Electronics) The act or process of regenerating signals
  3. The act or process of regenerating or the state of being regenerated, especially:
  1. Promotion.
  2. Advancement or progress.
  3. The act of furthering, advancing, or helping forward:
An act, or the process, of renovating.
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  1. An act, or the process, of renovating.
An instance of a modification or a redecorating.
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  1. An instance of a modification or a redecorating.
General condition after use or repairing:
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  1. General condition after use or repairing:
  2. The state of being fit for use:
  3. The act, process, or work of repairing
The act or process of organizing again or differently.
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  1. The act or process of organizing again or differently.
  2. The act or process of rearranging. See reorganize.
  3. (Finance) A thorough reconstruction of a business corporation, comprising a considerable change in capital structure, as effected after, or in anticipation of, a failure and receivership
A correction of faults or evils, as in government or society; social or political improvement
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  1. A correction of faults or evils, as in government or society; social or political improvement
  2. A movement aimed at removing political or social abuses
  3. An improvement in character and conduct; reformation
The act of altering for the better, or correcting what is erroneous or faulty; correction; improvement.
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  1. The act of altering for the better, or correcting what is erroneous or faulty; correction; improvement.
  2. Alteration by editorial criticism, as of a text so as to give a better reading; removal of errors or corruptions from a document.
  3. Correction or change made in a text, as in an attempt to restore the original reading
The act or process of revising.
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  1. The act or process of revising.
  2. The result of this; revised form or version, as of a book, manuscript, etc.
  3. Act, process, or work of revising
The act or process of producing or refining with labor; improvement by successive operations; refinement.
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  1. The act or process of producing or refining with labor; improvement by successive operations; refinement.
  2. (Electronics) The process of taking a parsed tree of an abstract integrated circuit definition in a language such as Verilog and creating a hierarchy of module instances that ends with primitive (atomic) gates and statements.
  3. The natural process of formation or assimilation, performed by the living organs in animals and vegetables, by which a crude substance is changed into something of a higher order; as, the elaboration of food into chyme; the elaboration of chyle, or sap, or tissues.
The height to which something is elevated above a point of reference, especially mean sea level:
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  1. The height to which something is elevated above a point of reference, especially mean sea level:
  2. Loftiness or dignity, as of thought or feeling:
  3. The act or an instance of elevating:
An office, rank, or honor to which a person is advanced
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  1. An office, rank, or honor to which a person is advanced
  2. The act of advancing to a higher position or office; promotion.
  3. A position, appointment, or rank giving advancement, as of profit or prestige.
(Countable) The act of ennobling or something which ennobles
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  1. (Countable) The act of ennobling or something which ennobles
  2. (Uncountable) The state of being noble
A thing or part added; increase; specif., a room or rooms added to a building
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  1. A thing or part added; increase; specif., a room or rooms added to a building
  2. An adding of two or more numbers to get a number called the sum
  3. The process of adding or joining something to something else, typically to make it larger:
Something added to complete a thing, make up for a deficiency, or extend or strengthen the whole.
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  1. Something added to complete a thing, make up for a deficiency, or extend or strengthen the whole.
  2. A separate section devoted to a special subject inserted into a periodical, such as a newspaper.
  3. A section added to a book or the like to give additional information, correct errors in the body of the work, etc.
General condition after use or repairing:
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  1. General condition after use or repairing:
  2. The act, process, or work of repairing
  3. The state of being fit for use:
A special edition of a newspaper as formerly put out between regular editions to cover news of unusual importance
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  1. A special edition of a newspaper as formerly put out between regular editions to cover news of unusual importance
  2. Something, such as an accessory on a motor vehicle, for which an additional charge is made.
  3. An extra edition of a newspaper, which is printed outside of the normal printing cycle.
(Meteorology) The act or process by which any (downward) leader connects to any available (upward) streamer in a lightning flash.
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  1. (Meteorology) The act or process by which any (downward) leader connects to any available (upward) streamer in a lightning flash.
  2. In commercial law, the creation of a security interest in property when the debtor agrees to the security, receives value from the secured party, and obtains rights in the property.
  3. The seizure or freezing of property by court order while an action is pending so that its ownership can be determined, it can be secured to be sold to satisfy a judgment, or its sale or transfer can be prevented so that any future judgment arising from the action may later be secured or satisfied. See also garnishment and replevin.
(Finance) A sudden, usually short-term decline, as in the stock market, following a rapid or dramatic rise in prices
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  1. (Finance) A sudden, usually short-term decline, as in the stock market, following a rapid or dramatic rise in prices
  2. An amount or quantity added or subtracted in order to correct.
  3. The amount of change made in correcting
A correction of faults or evils, as in government or society; social or political improvement
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  1. A correction of faults or evils, as in government or society; social or political improvement
  2. An improvement in character and conduct; reformation
  3. Action to improve or correct what is wrong or defective in something:
An instance of a modification or a redecorating.
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  1. An instance of a modification or a redecorating.
An improvement over what has been the case:
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  1. An improvement over what has been the case:
  2. (Law) An improvement beyond normal upkeep and repair that adds to the value of real property.
  3. A making or being made better; improvement
A keen or precise phrasing; a subtle distinction.
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  1. A keen or precise phrasing; a subtle distinction.
  2. The result of refining; an improvement or elaboration.
  3. The act, or the result of refining; the removal of impurities, or a purified material
Anything contributing to such enjoyment, usually something considered unnecessary to life and health
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  1. Anything contributing to such enjoyment, usually something considered unnecessary to life and health
  2. Something that is not essential but provides pleasure and comfort:
  3. The use and enjoyment of the best and most costly things that offer the most physical comfort and satisfaction
A forward move, as toward an objective; a progressive step:
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  1. A forward move, as toward an objective; a progressive step:
  2. Approaches to get favor, become acquainted, etc.; overtures (to someone)
  3. Opening approaches made to secure acquaintance, favor, or an agreement; overtures.
(Law) Money or property given as an advance share in the estate of a person who later dies without making a will: it is deducted from the total share of the recipient in the intestate's estate
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  1. (Law) Money or property given as an advance share in the estate of a person who later dies without making a will: it is deducted from the total share of the recipient in the intestate's estate
  2. (Law) Property given, usually by a parent to a child, in advance of a future distribution.
  3. An irrevocable gift to an heir during an intestate’s life, given with the intention that it shall diminish or extinguish the heir’s share of the intestate’s estate under the laws of intestate succession. See also satisfaction, ademption, and lapse. An irrevocable gift to an heir during an intestate’s life, given with the intention that it shall diminish or extinguish the heir’s share of the intestate’s estate under the laws of intestate succession. See also satisfaction, ademption, and lapse.
Something regarded as perfect or definitive
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  1. Something regarded as perfect or definitive
  2. The final word or speech, regarded as settling the argument
  3. (Informal) The newest or most fashionable example of its kind; the latest thing:
The act or an instance of ameliorating.
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  1. The act or an instance of ameliorating.
  2. The act of making better.
  3. The state of being ameliorated; improvement.
The act of changing for the better; improvement:
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  1. The act of changing for the better; improvement:
  2. The act or process or revising something. See also emendation.
  3. A revision or addition proposed or made in a bill, law, constitution, etc.
A making or being made better; improvement
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  1. A making or being made better; improvement
  2. An improvement over what has been the case:
  3. (Law) An improvement to a property that adds to its value.
(Linguis.) The process by which the meaning or connotation of a word becomes more positive
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  1. (Linguis.) The process by which the meaning or connotation of a word becomes more positive
  2. The linguistic process by which a word over a period of time grows more elevated in meaning or more positive in connotation.
  3. The act or process of improving something or the state of being improved.
The act or an instance of upgrading.
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  1. The act or an instance of upgrading.
  2. An improved component or replacement item, usually applied to technology
  3. (Computers) A software program that provides added enhancements over an earlier version.
The act or an instance of ameliorating.
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  1. The act or an instance of ameliorating.
  2. The state of being ameliorated; improvement.
  3. The act of making better.
A making or being made better; improvement
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  1. A making or being made better; improvement
  2. An improvement over what has been the case:
  3. (Law) An improvement that increases the value of property and is more extensive than mere repairs
A significant event, occurrence, or change:
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  1. A significant event, occurrence, or change:
  2. A significant event, occurrence, or change.
  3. The organized activity of soliciting donations or grants; fundraising.
(Linguis.) The process by which the meaning or connotation of a word becomes more positive
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  1. (Linguis.) The process by which the meaning or connotation of a word becomes more positive
  2. The linguistic process by which a word over a period of time grows more elevated in meaning or more positive in connotation.
  3. The act or process of improving something or the state of being improved.
Development, advancement, or improvement, as toward a goal:
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  1. Development, advancement, or improvement, as toward a goal:
  2. Forward or onward movement, as toward a destination:
  3. Forward course; development
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