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Definitions for advancement
ædˈvæns mənt, -ˈvɑns-ad·vance·ment
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promotion, furtherance, advancementnoun
encouragement of the progress or growth or acceptance of something
progress, progression, procession, advance, advancement, forward motion, onward motionnoun
the act of moving forward (as toward a goal)
gradual improvement or growth or development
"advancement of knowledge"; "great progress in the arts"
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.
An advance of money or value; payment in advance.
Property given, usually by a parent to a child, in advance of a future distribution.
Etymology: avancement, avancement. See advance.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
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.
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
an advance of money or value; payment in advance. See Advance, 5
property given, usually by a parent to a child, in advance of a future distribution
settlement on a wife, or jointure
Etymology: [OE. avancement, F. avancement. See Advance, v. t.]
Dictionary of Nautical Terms
Promotion to higher rank.
Military Dictionary and Gazetteer
In a military sense, signifies honor, promotion, or preferment in the army, regiment, or company.
The numerical value of advancement in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of advancement in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Examples of advancement in a Sentence
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.
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.
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.
We will continue to develop a wide range of products across commercial and home robots while seeking new opportunities to contribute to the advancement of the robotics industry.
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.
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