What does advancement mean?

Definitions for advancementædˈvæns mənt, -ˈvɑns-

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word advancement.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. promotion, furtherance, advancement(noun)

    encouragement of the progress or growth or acceptance of something

  2. progress, progression, procession, advance, advancement, forward motion, onward motion(noun)

    the act of moving forward (as toward a goal)

  3. advancement, progress(noun)

    gradual improvement or growth or development

    "advancement of knowledge"; "great progress in the arts"

Wiktionary

  1. advancement(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.

  2. advancement(Noun)

    An advance of money or value; payment in advance.

  3. advancement(Noun)

    Property given, usually by a parent to a child, in advance of a future distribution.

  4. Origin: avancement, avancement. See advance.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Advancement(verb)

    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

  2. Advancement(verb)

    an advance of money or value; payment in advance. See Advance, 5

  3. Advancement(verb)

    property given, usually by a parent to a child, in advance of a future distribution

  4. Advancement(verb)

    settlement on a wife, or jointure

  5. Origin: [OE. avancement, F. avancement. See Advance, v. t.]

Freebase

  1. Advancement

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of advancement in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of advancement in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. John Fitzgerald Kennedy:

    The goal of education is the advancement of knowledge and the dissemination of truth.

  2. Russell G. Alexander:

    Life is not advancement. It is growth. It does not move upward, but expands outward, in all directions.

  3. Charles M. Schulz:

    Yesterday I was a dog. Today I'm a dog. Tomorrow I'll probably still be a dog. Sigh There's so little hope for advancement.

  4. Michelle Bachelet:

    The change of the binominal system is without a doubt, a great advancement, it will allow us to be better represented and have better ideas.

  5. Norman Thomas:

    After I asked him what he meant, he replied that freedom consisted of the unimpeded right to get rich, to use his ability, no matter what the cost to others, to win advancement.

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