furtherance

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

Definition of furtherance

  1. :  the act of furthering :  advancement

Examples of furtherance in a Sentence

  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.

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First Known Use of furtherance

15th century


FURTHERANCE Defined for English Language Learners

furtherance

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Definition of furtherance for English Language Learners

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



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