[ bet-er-muh nt ]
/ ˈbɛt ər mənt /
the act or process of bettering; improvement.
an improvement of property other than by mere repairs.
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Related formsself-bet·ter·ment, noun
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Then, too, Cissie was moved by a passion for self-betterment.Birthright|T.S. Stribling
British Dictionary definitions for self-betterment
/ (ˈbɛtəmənt) /
a change for the better; improvement
property law an improvement effected on real property that enhances the value of the property
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