- an advancing or being advanced
- promotion, as to a higher rank
- progress or improvement; furtherance
- Law money or property given as an advance share in the estate of a person who later dies without making a will: it is deducted from the total share of the recipient in the intestate's estate
- A promotion at work is an example of an advancement.
- The Internet's effect on the speed of communication is an example of advancement.
The definition of advancement is a forward movement or improvement.
- A forward step; an improvement.
- Development; progress: the advancement of knowledge.
- A promotion, as in rank.
- The act of moving forward. See Usage Note at advance.
- 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.
- (law) Property given, usually by a parent to a child, in advance of a future distribution.
Middle English avancement, Old French avancement. See advance.
advancement - Legal Definition
advancement - Medical Definition
A surgical procedure in which a tendinous insertion or a skin flap is severed from its attachment and sutured to a further point on the body.
- His advancement was rapid.
- The continuing advancement of civilization.
- Only those who are with her daily can realize the rapid advancement which she is making in the acquisition of language.
- These were not to be employed for the advancement of English interests alone.
- Progress and material prosperity made steady advancement in Brazil.