Definitions for advancementædˈvæns mənt, -ˈvɑns-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ad•vance•mentædˈvæns mənt, -ˈvɑns-(n.)

  1. an act of advancing or moving forward.

  2. promotion in rank or standing.

  3. furtherance; improvement:

    the advancement of knowledge

  4. Law. money or property given by a person during his or her lifetime to another as part of an inheritance.

    Category: Law

Origin of advancement:

1250–1300; ME < AF, OF

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

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