IMPROVEMENT in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of IMPROVEMENT
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
 n.  the act of improving something
 n.  a change for the better; progress in development
Classic Sentence: (199 in 14 pages)
1  It wants improvement, ma'am, beyond anything.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER VI
2  It stands in one of the lowest spots of the park; in that respect, unfavourable for improvement.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER VI
3  A fine blush having succeeded the previous paleness of her face, he was justified in his belief of her equal improvement in health and beauty.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XIX
4  When we talked of her last night, you none of you seemed sensible of the wonderful improvement that has taken place in her looks within the last six weeks.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXIV
5  From being the mere gentleman's residence, it becomes, by judicious improvement, the residence of a man of education, taste, modern manners, good connexions.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXV
6  The wonderful improvement which she still fancied in Mr. Crawford was the nearest to administering comfort of anything within the current of her thoughts.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XLII
7  Her mind, disposition, opinions, and habits wanted no half-concealment, no self-deception on the present, no reliance on future improvement.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XLVIII
8  The Musgroves, like their houses, were in a state of alteration, perhaps of improvement.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 5
9  She cast about for any possible course which offered the least improvement on the existing state of things, and could find none.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 4: 3 She Goes Out to Battle against Depression
10  It is only two years since he took up his residence at Baskerville Hall, and it is common talk how large were those schemes of reconstruction and improvement which have been interrupted by his death.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By Arthur Conan Doyle
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 2. The Curse of the Baskervilles
11  This is a first-class, up-to-date burgling kit, with nickel-plated jemmy, diamond-tipped glass-cutter, adaptable keys, and every modern improvement which the march of civilization demands.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
12  She tries very hard, and I know you will be pleased with her improvement when you come.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER SIXTEEN
13  She had a turn for narrative, I for analysis; she liked to inform, I to question; so we got on swimmingly together, deriving much entertainment, if not much improvement, from our mutual intercourse.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER IX
14  I shall leave the place probably in the course of a twelve-month; but while I do stay, I will exert myself to the utmost for its improvement.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXX
15  The improvement of spending a night in London was added in time, and the plan became perfect as plan could be.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 27
Example Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
16  The Future Any Strategic Plan must involve improvement and expansion of channels of communication.
17  They negotiated with the management for an improvement in working conditions.
18  Never neglect an opportunity for improvement.
19  Much improvement has been made in the public order of the city.
20  The report suggests that there has only been a marginal improvement in women's pay over the past few years.
21  Feed back and findings in time when maintenance work and improvement PM.
22  Life is a wounded recover the continuous improvement of process.
23  There's been an overall improvement recently.
24  People are an increasingly expensive resource and microcomputers will prove to be a major innovation in the improvement of the selection process.
25  There is room for further improvement in English.
26  Your work has shown a significant improvement.
27  Stop smoking and you will see a continuous improvement in your health.
28  The overall strategy involves a major improvement to the built environment.
29  Having served as a member of the Grand Jury, I can attest that our system of indicting individuals is in need of improvement.
30  Adding salt to food improves the flavour.