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advancement

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1 a raising or a state of being raised to a higher rank or position
  • the young man's rapid advancement in the company came as no surprise to those who knew he was the president's nephew

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3 forward movement in time or place
  • wondered why we hadn't made any advancement in the long checkout line for at least 10 minutes

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The first known use of advancement was in the 15th century

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“Advancement.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/advancement. Accessed 25 Sep. 2021.

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