改善

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Chinese[edit]

 
to change; to alter; to transform
to change; to alter; to transform; to correct
good
simp. and trad.
(改善)

Pronunciation[edit]


Verb[edit]

改善

  1. to improve; to better
    改善打字速度準確性 [MSC, trad.]
    改善打字速度准确性 [MSC, simp.]
    Wǒ xiǎng gǎishàn wǒ de dǎzì sùdù hé zhǔnquèxìng. [Pinyin]
    I'd like to improve my typing speed and accuracy.

Usage notes[edit]

改變改变 (gǎibiàn) conveys any kind of change, while 改善 (gǎishàn) conveys a change for the better.

Synonyms[edit]

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
かい
Grade: 4
ぜん
Grade: 6
on’yomi

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

改善(かいぜん) (kaizen

  1. improvement, an action taken to improve
  2. improvement, a spontaneous change for the better

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Verb[edit]

改善(かいぜん)する (kaizen surutransitive or intransitive suru (stem 改善(かいぜん) (kaizen shi), past 改善(かいぜん)した (kaizen shita))

  1. (transitive) to improve, to make better
  2. (intransitive) for something to improve on its own
    症状(しょうじょう)改善(かいぜん)する
    shōjō ga kaizen suru
    the symptoms improve

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Korean[edit]

Hanja in this term

Noun[edit]

改善 (gaeseon) (hangeul 개선)

  1. Hanja form? of 개선 (improvement, reform).

Vietnamese[edit]

Hán tự in this term

Verb[edit]

改善

  1. Hán tự form of cải thiện (to improve).