2 the act of moving forward toward a goal [syn: progress, progression, procession, advance, forward motion, onward motion]
3 gradual improvement or growth or development; "advancement of knowledge"; "great progress in the arts" [syn: progress]
Etymologyavancement, avancement. See advance.
- a US /ædˈvæns.mɛnt/ or /ɛdˈvæns.mɛnt/
- 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.
- An advance of money or value; payment in advance.
- Property given, usually by a parent to a child, in advance of a future distribution.
Advance may refer to:
- Advance, an offensive push in sports, games, thoughts or military combat
- Advance payment for goods or services
- USS Advance, the name of several ships in the United States Navy
- Game Boy Advance, one generation of Nintendo's Game Boy
- Advance (LFO album), an album by English electronic band LFO, originally released on Warp Records in 1996
- Advancement, a synonym for fundraising
Places in the United States
- Advance, Indiana
- Advance, Michigan
- Advance, Missouri
- Advance, North Carolina
- Advance, Wisconsin
- Advance Township, North Dakota
- Advance, Iowa
advancement in German: Advance
advancement in French: Advance
advancement in Dutch: Advance
advancement in Polish: Advance
advancement in Portuguese: Advance
advancement in Simple English: Advance
advancement in Volapük: Advance
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