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mel·io·rate  audio  (mly-rt, ml--) KEY 

VERB:
mel·io·rat·ed, mel·io·rat·ing, mel·io·rates
VERB:
tr.
To make better; improve.
VERB:
intr.
To grow better.

ETYMOLOGY:
Latin melirre, melirt-, from melior, better; see mel-2 in Indo-European roots

OTHER FORMS:
melio·ra·ble  (-r-bl) KEY (Adjective), melio·rative(Adjective)(Noun), melio·rator(Noun)


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