noun ad·vance·ment \əd-ˈvan(t)-smənt\
: the act of moving forward
: the act or result of making something better, more successful, etc.
: the act of being raised to a higher rank or position
: the action of advancing : the state of being advanced:
a : promotion or elevation to a higher rank or position
b : progression to a higher stage of development
Examples of ADVANCEMENT
- A motor inside the camera is used for advancement of the film.
- She contributed greatly to the advancement of the new organization.
- working for the advancement of learning
- The program supports economic advancement in rural areas.
- This new method is a great advancement over past techniques.
- The job offers many opportunities for professional advancement.
- He is being considered for advancement.
- a series of rapid career advancements
First Known Use of ADVANCEMENT
Related to ADVANCEMENT
- ascent, creation, elevation, preference, preferment, promotion, rise, upgrade, upgrading
- abasement, comedown, degradation, demotion, disrating, downgrade, reduction
: the action of moving forward in position or progress : the state of being moved forward in position or progress <the advancement of science>
: the act of raising to a higher rank or position : the result of being raised to a higher rank or position <He deserves his advancement in the company.>
: detachment of a muscle or tendon from its insertion and reattachment (as in the surgical correction of strabismus) at a more advanced point from its insertion <flexor tendon advancement>
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