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betterment

noun accommodation, adjustment, advancement, alteration, amelioration, amendment, bettering, breakthrough, change, change for the better, changeover, constructive change, deviation, difference, enhancement, enrichment, improvement, lift, melioration, modification, progress, progression, progressive change, redesign, reform, reformation, restoration, restructuring, transition, tweaking, upgrade
Associated concepts: financial betterment, improvement in real estate value
Foreign phrases: Nul ne doit s’enrichir aux despens des autres.No man should enrich himself at the expense of others.
See also: advancement, amendment, behalf, change, correction, development, edification, headway, improvement, progress, promotion, reform, reorganization, repair

betterment

1 in insurance law, a repair may result in property being improved beyond the condition in which it was before it was damaged and the policy may seek a contribution from the insured to the extent of that improvement.
2 the increase in value of land resulting from adjacent public works.
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The Governor said that the government is utilizing every available resources for the betterment of the people of the province.
He said the government in its limited resources was making all out efforts for the betterment and uplift of special persons and providing them all possible facilities in the institutions of Special Education Department at district level.
The work to be done under this contract consists of drainage betterment and culvert repairs along various state highways in District Two.
Based on our findings, Betterment for Business is the only full-stack, bundled 401(k) provider to launch in the last three decades-virtually since ERISA laid the groundwork for 401(k)s in the marketplace," said Jon Stein, Betterment's CEO and Founder.
CHARLTON -- Prindle Lake has been shored up by a dam restoration project that began eight years ago and recently finished $324,951 under budget, thereby saving lake residents thousands of dollars in betterment fees.
In order to determine whether the work done to a building needs to he capitalized, you must apply the roles of determining whether the costs are incurred for a betterment or restoration to the building or its systems or to adapt the building to a new or different use.
Abu Dhabi: The Indian Social and Cultural Centre (ISC) in Abu Dhabi plans to use the expertise of its members for the betterment of the centre and the community at large.
com)-- HeartShare Human Services of New York won the Pinnacle Award for Civic Betterment, presented each February by the Building Owner's and Managers Association of New York (BOMA/NY).
Whatever decision I make, it's really important it's for the betterment of Australian cricket," he said.
10 -- Punjab government was encouraging private sector in the province for the betterment of the national economy, said Raja Zafarul Haq, Chairman and Senator Muslim League (N) here on Monday.
According to this proposal, people residing near Metro rail network may have to shell out ' betterment tax'.
She also stressed the need for taking the benefits of sciences to villages and cities for betterment of humanity.