- better off,
- better part of,
- better safe than sorry,
- better than,
- betterment tax,
- betterton, thomas,
- betti, ugo
Origin of betterment
Examples from the Web for betterment
I think what we want and what we need is to be part of the system, and change it for the betterment of our people.Ed Brooke: The Senate's Civil Rights Pioneer and Prophet of a Post-Racial America|John Avlon|January 4, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Asked to predict how they would fare in five years, Brazilians graded their chances for betterment at 9.2 on a scale of 10.
I consider it biological gonzo journalism in pursuit of the ultimate story—the betterment of my own health.An Epidemic of Absence: Destroying the Bugs in Our Bodies Can Be Dangerous to Our Health|Moises Velasquez-Manoff|September 9, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The Accrington Public Library was a fully stocked library built out of stone on the values of an age of self-help and betterment.Only Six Books: Excerpt From Jeanette Winterson’s New Memoir|Jeanette Winterson|March 7, 2012|DAILY BEAST
“On the Limits of Self-Improvement”Vanity Fair, October 2007 There's an entire micro-economy based on the pursuit of betterment.
If the conditions under which he works do not suit him, he will fight for their betterment, but he will not whine.Craftsmanship in Teaching|William Chandler Bagley
Neither the British King nor Parliament had enough conscience or time or desire to work for the betterment of the working class.The Kaiser's Memoirs|William II, German Emperor
Here there was no time for even such attempts at betterment.Prisoners of Poverty|Helen Campbell
The object of sociology is the betterment of society, the acceleration of social evolution.
His has been indeed a life of doing good, for he, in early days, was at the head of all good work for the betterment of mankind.Some Reminiscences of old Victoria|Edgar Fawcett