Examples of furtherance in a Sentence
They made the furtherance of science their life's work.
the 1965 Civil Rights Act was a major step in the furtherance of social justice in the U.S.
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The Dayton Sports Hall of Fame is a 501(c)3 charitable organization and accepts donations for the furtherance of the Hall of Fame and sports at Dayton ISD.
The report defines a crime gun as a firearm recovered by Chicago Police that was illegally possessed, used or suspected to be used in furtherance of a crime.
The trio is also accused of having committed the murder in furtherance of a gang.
Jessie Sanchez, 24, is accused of conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine, possession with intent to distribute meth and possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug-trafficking offense.
In the October 2015 robbery, Scott and Jerome Kieffer also face federal charges of armed bank robbery and use of a firearm in furtherance of a crime of violence.
But of the eight charges against Mr. Rahimi, two of them are for using an explosive in furtherance of a crime of violence — one charge for the West 23rd Street bomb, one for the one on West 27th Street.
In furtherance of the partnership with McGregor, Monster Energy has shot a 30-second commercial spot that can be seen by fans on Monster Energy’s website, across various digital platforms and on select television programming.
That is, prosecutors assert that a money transfer supposedly in furtherance of the conspiracy happened a day after the conspiracy was already over.
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First Known Use of furtherance
Synonymsadvancement, advance, going, headway, march, onrush, passage, process, procession, progress, progression
Antonymsrecess, recession, regress, regression, retreat, retrogression
Related Wordscurrent, drift, flow, flux, stream, way; advent, approach, arrival, coming, nearing; bound, jump, leap, step, stride; impetus, momentum
Near Antonymsbackwash, ebb, reflux; retraction, return, reversal, reverse; about-face, turnabout, turnaround
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