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  • Info Betterment, making better, is a general term used particularly in connection with the increased value given to real property by causes for which a tenant or the public, but not the owner, is responsible; it is thus of the nature of unearned increment. more...
  • In so doing he spent a large part of himself upon the betterment of society. Cited from The Masques of Ottawa, by Domino [AKA: Augustus Bridle]
  • Sometimes one man will bring a charge against another for the betterment of his own interests. Cited from The Treasury of Ancient Egypt, by Arthur E. P. B. Weigall
  • He worked for betterment in the fields of education, health and village development.
  • They claimed indeed to be its friends, to hold in their hands its future and its betterment. Cited from Long Live the King, by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • Success for him was nothing other than the betterment of the society.
  • I see where you are in the lines of work for the betterment of the race. Cited from The Journal of Negro History, Volume 4, 1919, by Various
  • Then we shall have a clear air in which we shall see our way to each kind of social betterment. Cited from The New Freedom, by Woodrow Wilson
  • Many books written in that age were meant for the betterment of the children reading them.
  • It will determine the type of individual and social betterment through coming centuries. Cited from Modern Europe V.1, by Carlton J. H. Hayes
  • In addition to this we have every reason to believe in the betterment of life. Cited from The Religion of the Samurai, by Kaiten Nukariya
  • If our modern progress has carried us beyond that method it is only because progress means change rather than betterment. Cited from Impressions And Comments, by Havelock Ellis
  • By methods of this sort little can be done for the real betterment of life. Cited from The Life of Reason, by George Santayana
  • How far the idea of betterment had ever shown itself to him, God only knows. Cited from There & Back, by George MacDonald
  • Or he involved himself in doing some activity for the betterment of the members of the community.
  • Their purpose is not primarily to fit us to play a part in social or political betterment. Cited from The Mind in the Making, by James Harvey Robinson
  • There he spent his whole life working for the material as well as the spiritual betterment of his people.
  • This should lead to the betterment of the people in areas served.
  • If I had her for a while I'd put betterment on her. Cited from Three Wonder Plays, by Lady I. A. Gregory
  • I tell you, sir, that I have worked only for the betterment of the race. Cited from Suzanna Stirs the Fire, by Emily Calvin Blake
  • She completely devoted herself to the betterment of the community through the development of each and every child.
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Meaning of betterment

  • noun An improvement that adds to the value of a property or facility