TO IMPROVE - [verb] to become better; to make something better
Examples of use
The standars of living have improved a lot. Almost everyone can afford a TV and a computer nowadays.
The fortification of the town had to be improved in order to protect people against the enemy.
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English speaking practise
Remember that if you don't use that word in English conversations or writing you'll forget it in a short time. So the best thing you can do to learn this word is just trying to use it in speaking or writing. Remember also that practise is the key to fluent english speaking.
You can always find a partner, who would also like to improve his/her