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

PronunciationEdit


VerbEdit

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 notesEdit

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

SynonymsEdit


JapaneseEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

改善 (hiragana かいぜん, rōmaji kaizen)

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

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VerbEdit

改善する (transitive and intransitive, suru conjugation, hiragana かいぜんする, rōmaji kaizen suru)

  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

ConjugationEdit


KoreanEdit

Hanja in this term

NounEdit

改善 (gaeseon) (hangeul 개선)

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

VietnameseEdit

Hán tự in this term

VerbEdit

改善

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