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Definitions for Advancement
ædˈvæns mənt, -ˈvɑns-Advance·ment

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. promotion, furtherance, advancementnoun

    encouragement of the progress or growth or acceptance of something

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

    the act of moving forward (as toward a goal)

  3. advancement, progressnoun

    gradual improvement or growth or development

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

Wiktionary

  1. advancementnoun

    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.

    Etymology: avancement, avancement. See advance.

  2. advancementnoun

    An advance of money or value; payment in advance.

    Etymology: avancement, avancement. See advance.

  3. advancementnoun

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

    Etymology: avancement, avancement. See advance.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Advancementverb

    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

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

  2. Advancementverb

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

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

  3. Advancementverb

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

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

  4. Advancementverb

    settlement on a wife, or jointure

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

Freebase

  1. Advancement

    Handles Alumni

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. advancement

    Promotion to higher rank.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. advancement

    In a military sense, signifies honor, promotion, or preferment in the army, regiment, or company.

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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

Examples of Advancement in a Sentence

  1. Jeh Johnson:

    He is often impatient with our sluggish government bureaucracy, can at times be very hands-on in resolving issues and problems that are brought to his personal attention, and is always mindful that we are public servants, ali works hard to do the right thing, and never acts, in my observation, for reasons of personal advancement or aggrandizement.

  2. Chinese:

    When the man of a naturally good propensity has much wealth it injures his advancement in wisdom; when a worthless man has much wealth it increases his faults.

  3. Janet McCabe:

    We're balancing two dynamics: Congress' clear intent to address climate change and increase energy security, and real-world limitations that have slowed advancement of these goals.

  4. California Democratic lawmakers:

    In recent days, we have become alarmed and disheartened by bullying tactics, threats of violence, and death threats by a few who disagree with the decision of Speaker Anthony Rendon to postpone the advancement of SB 562, while it is appropriate for persons of varying views to express concern, disapproval or disfavor about the delay, it is never acceptable to engage in those tactics.

  5. Brian Wynne:

    For the FAA to continue to keep up with the advancement of UAS technology, it needs to develop a risk-based, technology-neutral framework.

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