What does advancement mean?

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

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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.

    Etymology: avancement, avancement. See advance.

  2. advancement(Noun)

    An advance of money or value; payment in advance.

    Etymology: avancement, avancement. See advance.

  3. advancement(Noun)

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

    Etymology: 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

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

  2. Advancement(verb)

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

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

  3. Advancement(verb)

    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. Advancement(verb)

    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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How to say advancement in sign language?

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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. Sally Davies:

    I look forward to seeing an advancement of discussions between companies and governments on how we build new and sustainable market models that properly incentivize the discovery and development of new antibiotics, whilst ensuring affordable access to these crucial drugs for all.

  2. Ford UAW:

    This agreement is significant for our members in that it creates a clear path for economic advancement for active members and rewards veteran employees for their sacrifices in recent years, it is one of the richest agreements in the history of UAW-Ford.

  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. John Fitzgerald Kennedy:

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

  5. 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.

Images & Illustrations of advancement

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