Advancement meaning

ăd-vănsmənt
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A forward step; an improvement.
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Development; progress.

The advancement of knowledge.

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A promotion, as in rank.
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The act of moving forward.
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The definition of advancement is a forward movement or improvement.

A promotion at work is an example of an advancement.

The Internet's effect on the speed of communication is an example of advancement.

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An advancing or being advanced.
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Promotion, as to a higher rank.
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Progress or improvement; furtherance.
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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.
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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.
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An irrevocable gift to an heir during an intestate’s life, given with the intention that it shall diminish or extinguish the heir’s share of the intestate’s estate under the laws of intestate succession. See also satisfaction, ademption, and lapse.
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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.
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An advance of money or value; payment in advance.
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(law) Property given, usually by a parent to a child, in advance of a future distribution.
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Origin of advancement

  • Middle English avancement, Old French avancement. See advance.

    From Wiktionary