- the act or process of bettering; improvement.
- an improvement of property other than by mere repairs.
Origin of betterment
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Then, too, Cissie was moved by a passion for self-betterment.Birthright
- 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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Word Origin and History for self-betterment
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