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preferment

noun

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  1. a raising or a state of being raised to a higher rank or position <anticipated her preferment to a better-paying position within the company> Synonyms ascent, creation, elevation, preference, advancement, promotion, rise, upgrade, upgradingRelated Words aggrandizement, ennoblement, exaltation, glorification, magnificationNear Antonyms deposition, dethronement, discharge, dismissal, expulsion, impeachment, ouster, overthrow, removal, suspension, unmaking, unseating; downfall, fallAntonyms abasement, comedown, degradation, demotion, disrating, downgrade, reduction




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