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self-improvement

[self-im-proov-muh nt, self-] /ˈsɛlf ɪmˈpruv mənt, ˌsɛlf-/
noun
1.
improvement of one's mind, character, etc., through one's own efforts.
Origin
1735-1745
1735-45
Related forms
self-improvable, adjective
self-improver, noun
self-improving, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for self-improvable

self-improvement

noun
1.
the improvement of one's status, position, education, etc, by one's own efforts
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Word Origin and History for self-improvable

self-improvement

n.

also self improvement, 1748, from self- + improvement.

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