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bettermentnoun 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
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.