Definitions for advancedædˈvænst, -ˈvɑnst

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ad•vancedædˈvænst, -ˈvɑnst(adj.)

  1. placed ahead or forward:

    with one foot advanced.

  2. beyond the beginning, elementary, or intermediate:

    a course in advanced mathematics.

  3. far or further along in progress, development, or growth.

  4. of or embodying modern, enlightened, or liberal ideas:

    advanced theories of child care.

  5. far along in time:

    a person of advanced age.

Origin of advanced:

1425–75

Princeton's WordNet

  1. advanced(adj)

    farther along in physical or mental development

    "the child's skeletal age was classified as `advanced'"; "children in the advanced classes in elementary school read far above grade average"

  2. advanced(a)(adj)

    comparatively late in a course of development

    "the illness had reached an advanced stage"; "an advanced state of exhaustion"

  3. advanced, forward-looking, innovative, modern(adj)

    ahead of the times

    "the advanced teaching methods"; "had advanced views on the subject"; "a forward-looking corporation"; "is British industry innovative enough?"

  4. advanced(adj)

    at a higher level in training or knowledge or skill

    "an advanced degree"; "an advanced text in physics"; "special seminars for small groups of advanced students at the University"

  5. advanced, sophisticated(adj)

    ahead in development; complex or intricate

    "advanced technology"; "a sophisticated electronic control system"

  6. advanced, ripe(adj)

    far along in time

    "a man of advanced age"; "advanced in years"; "a ripe old age"; "the ripe age of 90"

  7. advanced(adj)

    (of societies) highly developed especially in technology or industry

    "advanced societies"; "an advanced country technologically"

  8. advance(a), advanced(a), in advance(p)(adj)

    situated ahead or going before

    "an advance party"; "at that time the most advanced outpost was still east of the Rockies"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. advanced(adjective)ædˈvænst, -ˈvɑnst

    newest and best

    advanced digital technology

  2. advancedædˈvænst, -ˈvɑnst

    at the most difficult level

    advanced Biology; an advanced degree

  3. advancedædˈvænst, -ˈvɑnst

    in a late stage of development

    an advanced form of cancer

Wiktionary

  1. advanced(Adjective)

    At or close to the state of the art.

  2. advanced(Adjective)

    Enhanced.

  3. advanced(Adjective)

    Having moved forward in time or space (e.g. advanced ignition timing).

  4. advanced(Adjective)

    In a late stage of development; greatly developed beyond an initial stage.

  5. advanced(Adjective)

    Pronounced farther to the front of the vocal tract.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Advanced

    of Advance

  2. Advanced(adj)

    in the van or front

  3. Advanced(adj)

    in the front or before others, as regards progress or ideas; as, advanced opinions, advanced thinkers

  4. Advanced(adj)

    far on in life or time

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'advanced' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2988

  2. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'advanced' in Adjectives Frequency: #410


Translations for advanced

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

advanced(adjective)

having made a lot of progress; at a high level

an advanced computer course; in the advanced stages of the illness.

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