- n.改进，改善，改良，增进，进步; （美）装修，改良措施; 利用，活用; 更优秀的人，更进步的人;
- 复数: improvements;
Despite signs of an improvement in the economy, there is no room for complacency.
a marginal improvement in weather conditions
You should not be afraid to aim high in the quest for an improvement in your income.
CBS's ratings again showed huge improvement over the previous year.
First, interest rates may take longer to fall than is hoped. Second, in real terms, lending may fall. Third, bad loans could wipe out much of any improvement.
The system we introduced in 1980 has been a great improvement.
Lonrho's mining and minerals businesses showed some improvement.
Compact discs have brought about a vast improvement in recorded sound quality.
His visit is direct evidence of the improvement in their relationship.
The improvement in standards has been steady and persistent, but has attracted little comment from educationalists.
This may have been an improvement, but "breakthrough" was an overstatement.
Most drugs offer either no real improvement or, at best, only moderate improvements.
Doctors say he has made a slight improvement.
There has already been a definite improvement.
There's been a noticeable improvement in his handwriting.
An improvement in our meal is hoped for.
I can detect signs of improvement in your thinking.
The poor quality of his work this year cancels out his former improvement.
Tom has made a vast improvement in his German.
There is room for further improvement in English.
There is a distinct improvement in your spoken English.
Wholesalers reported an improvement in sales for the third quarter.
They presented concrete proposals for improvement.
The relations between the two countries have shown some improvement.
The composition is all right, but there is room for improvement.
To learn a language we must follow the principle of gradual improvement.
Consideration must be given to both the development of production and the improvement of the people's livelihood.
The class has made noticeable improvement.
There is much hope of further improvement.
There is still room for improvement.
Does assisted living really mark a great improvement over a nursing home, or has the industry simply hired better interior designers? Are nursing homes as bad as people fear, or is that an out-moded stereotype ( ' , 固定 看法 )? Can doing one's homework really steer families to the best places? It is genuinely hard to know.
In recent months, though, environmental studies indicate there have been signs of improvement.
The past 15 years or so have been a noticeable period of improvement for food in England," the English chef says, citing the trend in British cuisine for better ingredients, preparation and cooking methods, and more appealing presentation.
There was plenty of room for improvement
With culinary improvement in recent years, London's restaurants are now able to appeal to the tastes of .
Those whose accommodation had more natural views showed an improvement of 19%; those who had the same improvement in material surroundings but no nice view improved just 4%.
Improvements on the classification of human behavior.
They made some improvements on the traditional Parisian design.
The protection and improvement of the human environment is a major issue which affects the well-being of peoples and economic development throughout the world, read the final declaration from this gathering, the first of a sequence which would lead to the Rio de Janeiro Earth Summit in 1992 and the World Development Summit in Johannesburg three years ago.
The average budget for a major kitchen overhaul in 2006, calculates Remodeling magazine, was a staggering $54,000; even a minor improvement cost on average $18,000.
Environmental protection and improvement benefit people all over the world.
Clearly, richer societies are able to provide environmental improvements which lie well beyond the reach of poorer communities.
A study of employees at health insurance provider Aetna revealed that roughly one quarter of those taking in-office yoga and mindfulness classes reported a 28% reduction in their stress levels and a 20% improvement in sleep quality.
Yet improvement won’t come easily, it won’t come overnight and there are limits beyond which not even science can take us.
Still, there's a huge disconnect between the way we currently train scientists and the actual employment opportunities available for them, and an urgent need for dramatic improvements in training programs to help close the gap.
Evidence suggests the UK's position is much stronger than in the recent past and is still showing improvement.
Question: My ninth-grade art teacher doesn't give any grade above 94% because, she says, "There's always room for improvement.
The most interesting thing we found was that if the relationship managed to continue for just 10 weeks, we could see an improvement in racial attitudes.
The US judicial system has much room for improvement
I never told my mother about my "miraculous" experience that summer, but she saw a slow but remarkable improvement in my classroom performance during the next year.
2015年高考英语天津卷 阅读理解 阅读C 原文
I'm noticing that they've made improvements to this station.
2017年高考英语北京卷 听力 原文
It enables small-scale farmers to harvest 175 pounds of green vegetables per hour—a huge improvement over harvesting just a few dozen pounds by hand—suddenly making it possible for the little guys to compete with large farms of California.
2018年高考英语江苏卷 阅读理解 阅读C 原文
Like many things in life, it's an ongoing process, and the best part of the process is that there's enough room for improvement, which means you'll just keep getting better and better.
2017年高考英语浙江卷（11月） 语法填空 原文
Simple improvements to infrastructure 基础设施can reduce the spread of disease.
2016年高考英语江苏卷 阅读理解 阅读C 原文
For him, order does not result from forgetting or ignoring the disorders that plague our existence; order is a necessary development, an improvement that may lead to the Greek ideal of spiritual elevation.
Some relatively poor European countries have seen huge improvements across measures including civil society , income equality and the environment.
Across the 163 countries measured, the UK is one of the poorest performers in ensuring that economic growth is translated into meaningful improvements for its citizens.
1. the act of improving something;
"their improvements increased the value of the property"
2. a change for the better; progress in development
3. a condition superior to an earlier condition;
"the new school represents a great improvement"
1. =test,表示"测试,证明"; 2. 正直
proof 证据, 试验, 考验
proof=prov测试,证明→n.&v.证据, 试验, 考验
improve 改善, 改进
im进入+prove检验, 考验→进入试验→改善, 改进
prove 证明, 证实, 检验, 考验
prov测试,证明+e→v.证明, 证实, 检验, 考验 v.原来[是], 证明[是]