Improving
Improving Im*prov"ing, a. Tending to improve, beneficial; growing better. -- {Im*prov"ing*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster]

{Improving lease} (Scots Law), an extended lease to induce the tenant to make improvements on the premises. [1913 Webster]


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  • Improving lease — Improving Im*prov ing, a. Tending to improve, beneficial; growing better. {Im*prov ing*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster] {Improving lease} (Scots Law), an extended lease to induce the tenant to make improvements on the premises. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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