Definition of Advancement in English :

Define Advancement in English

Advancement meaning in English

Meaning of Advancement in English

Pronunciation of Advancement in English

Advancement pronunciation in English

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see synonyms of advancement


1. advancement, furtherance, promotion

encouragement of the progress or growth or acceptance of something

2. advance, advancement, forward motion, onward motion, procession, progress, progression

the act of moving forward (as toward a goal)

3. advancement, progress

gradual improvement or growth or development

Example Sentences:
'advancement of knowledge'
'great progress in the arts'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of advancement
promotion in rank, status, etc; preferment
2.  a less common word for advance (sense 10), advance (sense 11)
3. property law
the use during a testator's lifetime of money or property for the benefit of a child or other person who is a prospective beneficiary in the testator's will

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see synonyms of advancement
an advancing or being advanced
promotion, as to a higher rank
progress or improvement; furtherance
4.  Law
money or property given as an advance share in the estate of a person who later dies without making a will: it is deducted from the total share of the recipient in the intestate's estate

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


see synonyms of advancement
1. A forward step; an improvement.
2. Development; progress: the advancement of knowledge.
3. A promotion, as in rank.
4. The act of moving forward. See Usage Note at advance.

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