noun fur·ther·ance \ˈfərth-rən(t)s, ˈfər-thə-\

: the act of helping something to become more successful or advanced

Full Definition of FURTHERANCE

:  the act of furthering :  advancement


  1. They made the furtherance of science their life's work.
  2. <the 1965 Civil Rights Act was a major step in the furtherance of social justice in the U.S.>

First Known Use of FURTHERANCE

15th century


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