Definition of Advancement

1. Noun. Encouragement of the progress or growth or acceptance of something.

Exact synonyms: Furtherance, Promotion
Generic synonyms: Encouragement
Derivative terms: Advance, Further, Further, Promote



2. Noun. The act of moving forward (as toward a goal).

3. Noun. Gradual improvement or growth or development. "Great progress in the arts"
Exact synonyms: Progress
Specialized synonyms: Forwarding, Furtherance, Promotion, Stride, Work Flow, Workflow
Generic synonyms: Development
Derivative terms: Advance, Progress, Progress

Definition of Advancement

1. n. The act of advancing, or the state of being advanced; progression; improvement; furtherance; promotion to a higher place or dignity; as, the advancement of learning.

Definition of Advancement

1. Noun. The act of advancing, or the state of being advanced; progression; improvement; furtherance; promotion to a higher place or dignity; as, the advancement of learning. ¹

2. Noun. An advance of money or value; payment in advance. ¹

3. Noun. (legal) Property given, usually by a parent to a child, in advance of a future distribution. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Advancement

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Medical Definition of Advancement

1. Surgical procedure in which a ligamentous or partially tendinous insertion or a skin flap is partially severed or released from its attachment and sutured to a more distal point. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Advancement

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advanced toroidal facility
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advanced train control system
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advancement (current term)
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Literary usage of Advancement

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1. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1881)
"At the meeting of the American Association for the advancement of Science, held recently in Cincinnati, the sub-section of microscopy had several important ..."

2. The First Part of the Institutes of the Laws of England, Or, A Commentary ...by Edward Coke, Thomas Littleton, Francis Hargrave, Charles Butler, Matthew Hale, Heneage Finch Nottingham by Edward Coke, Thomas Littleton, Francis Hargrave, Charles Butler, Matthew Hale, Heneage Finch Nottingham (1853)
"According to this certificate, though the advancement shall not be equal to the customary share at the father's decease, yet the child so advanced shall be ..."

3. Immigration and Labor: The Economic Aspects of European Immigration to the by Isaac Aaronovich Hourwich (1912)
"The main inducement for experienced miners to migrate westward was the greater opportunity for advancement in the rapidly developing coal mines of the new ..."

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