French translation of 'improve'
They have improved the service. Ils ont amélioré le service.
1. (= get better) s’améliorer
The weather is improving. Le temps s’améliore.
My French has improved. Mon français s’est amélioré.
The situation isn’t going to improve. La situation ne va pas s’améliorer.
2. (= make progress) [pupil, student] faire des progrès
She may improve with medical treatment. Son état pourrait s’améliorer avec le traitement.
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Example Sentences Including 'improve'
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It has meant that huge amounts of money have suddenly become available to improve infrastructure and to pay down debt.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Part of the problem was that there was no incentive to improve competition or standards.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
So staff feel better about themselves and their health will improve so businesses gain.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Such a diet possibly offers the potential to improve overall health as well as longevity.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
The fact is that daylight improves standards in public life.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
The organisation also campaigns to raise awareness and understanding of mental health conditions and improve services.The Sun (2015)
The surface drainage will be much improved too.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
There is also training to improve social skills.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
We all know competition improves the quality of services and pushes down the cost.The Sun (2011)
We need to raise awareness of the symptoms and improve access to health care.The Sun (2014)
Yoga can improve this and make you body aware.The Sun (2017)
He also had the benefit of improved weather in the second week.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
His fielding has improved so much and he performed two crucial run outs.The Sun (2011)
It is very difficult for a manager to go in and suddenly make players dramatically improve.The Sun (2016)
This was not only because the weather improved.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
We are getting better and improving fast.The Sun (2015)
We must improve to get the victory we deserve.The Sun (2012)
With time we will learn and improve in this situation and see games out.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
You need time to improve and to get a better team.The Sun (2016)
Your employers are admirable and have improved your work skills.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
The colour spectrum of make-up bases has also improved enormously.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
This is why spots and aches are often much improved after a night's sleep.Banish Headaches -how to obtain fast, drug-free relief from headache (1990)
But his voice improved to become this amazing instrument.The Sun (2011)
He said his work will continue when the weather improves.The Sun (2016)
It would make more sense to let the people stay and pay rent until their situation improves.The Sun (2009)
Last night his condition had improved slightly after three weeks in hospital and he was critical but stable.The Sun (2013)
My own efficiency and effectiveness was enormously improved as a result.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
The manager will get what he needs to make sure we improve the squad next season.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
This'enhanced sight' improves as they become more experienced.The Sun (2016)
Time On has improved immeasurably over the winter, which she entered with one placed effort from three outings.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
Time On has improved since being stepped up to middle distances and was impressive when making all the running in listed company at Chester.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
More vigorous competition will improve the quality of representation.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
Service standards have improved across all airports.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
We should improve our skills and our security and remove these people.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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'improve' in Other Languages
British English: improve /ɪmˈpruːv/ VERB
If something improves, or if you improve it, it gets better.
The weather is improving.
Time won't improve the situation.
- American English: improve
- Arabic: يُحَسِّنُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: melhorar
- Chinese: 改进
- Croatian: poboljšati
- Czech: zlepšit (se)
- Danish: forbedre
- Dutch: verbeteren
- European Spanish: mejorar
- Finnish: parantua suoritus tms.
- French: améliorer
- German: verbessern
- Greek: βελτιώνω
- Italian: migliorare
- Japanese: 改善する
- Korean: 개선하다 보다 좋은
- Norwegian: forbedre
- Polish: ulepszyć
- European Portuguese: melhorar
- Romanian: a îmbunătăți
- Russian: улучшать
- Spanish: mejorar
- Swedish: förbättra (sig)
- Thai: ทำให้ดีขึ้น
- Turkish: geliştirmek iyileşme
- Ukrainian: удосконалювати
- Vietnamese: cải thiện
Translation of improve from the Collins English to French Dictionary