advancement

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ad·vance·ment

noun \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

Full Definition of ADVANCEMENT

1
:  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
2
:  an improved feature :  improvement

Examples of ADVANCEMENT

  1. A motor inside the camera is used for advancement of the film.
  2. She contributed greatly to the advancement of the new organization.
  3. working for the advancement of learning
  4. The program supports economic advancement in rural areas.
  5. This new method is a great advancement over past techniques.
  6. The job offers many opportunities for professional advancement.
  7. He is being considered for advancement.
  8. a series of rapid career advancements

First Known Use of ADVANCEMENT

1553

ad·vance·ment

noun \əd-ˈvan(t)-smənt\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of ADVANCEMENT

: 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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