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"Improvement" is a noun which is often translated as "la mejora", and "betterment" is a noun which is often translated as "el mejoramiento". Learn more about the difference between "improvement" and "betterment" below.
improvement(
ihm
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pruv
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muhnt
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (act of improving or being improved)
a. la mejora
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
We've seen an improvement in Pepito's reading ability since we began offering him tutoring.Hemos visto una mejora en la capacidad de lectura de Pepito desde que comenzamos a darle clases.
b. la mejoría
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(health)
The improvement will be more noticeable when the effects of the chemotherapy subside. La mejoría será más notable cuando los efectos de la quimioterapia desaparezcan.
2. (rise)
a. el aumento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
This report marks the third straight month with improvements in the employment figures.Este informe marca el tercer mes consecutivo con aumentos en las cifras de empleo.
improvements
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
3. (property renovation)
a. las mejoras
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The improvements to this property will take us about six weeks to complete.Las mejoras a esta finca nos tardarán aproximadamente seis semanas para terminar.
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betterment(
beh
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duhr
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mihnt
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (act of bettering)
a. el mejoramiento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Our doctor makes a lot of charitable contributions for the betterment of the community.Nuestro doctor dona mucho a la caridad para el mejoramiento de la comunidad.
b. la mejora
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The school needs funding for the betterment of their facilities.La escuela necesita financiación para la mejora de sus instalaciones.
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