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Definitions for advancement
ædˈvæns mənt, -ˈvɑns-ad·vance·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.

  2. advancementnoun

    An advance of money or value; payment in advance.

  3. advancementnoun

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

  4. 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

  2. Advancementverb

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

  3. Advancementverb

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

  4. Advancementverb

    settlement on a wife, or jointure

  5. 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. Jesselyn McCurdy:

    There are very few avenues that you can challenge discriminatory practices under Voting Rights Advancement Act now.

  2. Jean de La Bruyère:

    The slave has but one master, the ambitious man has as many as there are persons whose aid may contribute to the advancement of his fortunes.

  3. Marcus Tullius Cicero:

    Do not hold the delusion that your advancement is accomplished by crushing others.

  4. Pavel Durov:

    Whenever technological advancement is made it can always be used both for good or for bad, you can compare it with the invention of gunpowder for example : Once the secret is out there, it doesn't make sense to force your local users of gunpowder to make your gunpowder less efficient when the other side can still use it and use it in an efficient way.

  5. Rick Hasen:

    Whichever way congress would go in trying to amend Voting Rights Advancement Act and reestablish some form of preclearance, it's going to have a Supreme Court where at least some members are going to be extremely skeptical of congressional power in this area.

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