English word improvement comes from Anglo-Norman emprouwement.
Improvement detailed word origin explanation
|emprouwement || Anglo-Norman (xno) || |
|improvement || English (eng) ||(Patent Laws): A useful addition to, or modification of, a machine, manufacture, or composition.. (in plural) Valuable additions or betterments, for example buildings, clearings, drains, fences, etc., on premises.. Increase; growth; progress; advance.. Something which is improved. The act of improving; advancement or growth; a bettering. The act of making profitable use or application of [...] |