What does advancement mean?

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

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word advancement.

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.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Advancementnoun

    Etymology: avancement, Fr.

    This refinement having begun about the time of the revolution, I had some share in the honour of promoting it; and I observe, that it makes daily advancements, and, I hope, in time, will raise our language to the utmost perfection. Jonathan Swift.

    During whose reign, the Percies of the North
    Finding his usurpation most unjust,
    Endeavour’d my advancement to the throne. William Shakespeare, Henry VI. p. i.

    In his own grace he doth exalt himself
    More than in your advancement. William Shakespeare, K. Lear.

    Nor can we conceive it may be unwelcome unto those honoured worthies, who endeavour the advancement of learning. Thomas Browne, Vulgar Errours. Pref. to.

ChatGPT

  1. advancement

    Advancement refers to the process or act of progressing or moving forward, typically towards a better condition or higher position. This can apply to various contexts such as career promotion, development in technology, educational achievement, or improvement in health conditions. It often involves growth, improvement, progression, or elevation.

  2. advancement

    Advancement refers to the process of promoting or elevating to a higher level, position, or status, or the development, progress, or improvement in any particular aspect, such as technology, education, research, or career. In a personal context, it may refer to the development or personal growth of an individual's skills, knowledge or overall well-being.

  3. advancement

    Advancement refers to the process of promoting or moving forward or upward in terms of growth, development, or progress. This can relate to various aspects such as professional, personal, technological, social, or academic fields. It often involves improvement or upgrade from the current state or position.

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.]

Wikidata

  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. Aloo Denish Obiero:

    The footprint of progress must never trample upon the footprint of nature. And so human advancement must never overshadow or destroy nature upon which all life depends.

  2. Brett Giroir:

    So there was no advancement. Instead of a billion tests, we have 400 million, which is why we’re so behind.

  3. Ayanna Pressley:

    I was hoping the President would not even tweet yesterday about John Lewis. At this point we don't need anybody's sympathies or tweets. What we need is action, if you really want to honor the life of John Lewis, you don't do things like gut the fair housing laws. You don't sow the seeds of division. And you don't delay bringing the Voting Rights Advancement Act named after John Lewis to the floor. And that should be brought to the floor immediately.

  4. Jennifer Homendy:

    They should rename National Transportation Safety Board a' vision for lax safety,' in my opinion, they've put technology advancement before saving lives.

  5. Jesselyn McCurdy:

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

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