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advancementn. [OE. avancement, F. avancement. See Advance, v. t.].
  •  The act of advancing, or the state of being advanced; progression; improvement; furtherance; promotion to a higher place or dignity; as, the advancement of learning.  [1913 Webster]
    "In heaven . . . every one (so well they love each other) rejoiceth and hath his part in each other's advancement."  [1913 Webster]
    "True religion . . . proposes for its end the joint advancement of the virtue and happiness of the people."  [1913 Webster]
  •  An advance of money or value; payment in advance. See Advance, 5.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Property given, usually by a parent to a child, in advance of a future distribution.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Settlement on a wife, or jointure.  Bacon.  [1913 Webster]


advancement, n. the promotion of a person, cause, or plan.

ME f. F avancement f. avancer (as ADVANCE)



Great Leap Forward, accomplishment, advance, advancing, aggrandizement, amelioration, amendment, amplification, anabasis, ascent, bettering, betterment, blossoming, boost, career, course, development, developmental change, dignification, elaboration, elevation, enhancement, enlargement, ennoblement, enrichment, eugenics, euthenics, evolution, evolutionary change, evolvement, evolving, exaltation, expansion, expediting, expedition, explication, facilitation, flowering, forward motion, forwardal, forwarding, furtherance, furthering, go-ahead, gradual change, graduation, growth, headway, helping along, improvement, knighting, lend-lease, lending, lending at interest, lift, loan-sharking, loaning, magnification, march, maturation, melioration, mend, mending, moneylending, natural development, natural growth, nonviolent change, ongoing, onward course, passage, passing, pay raise, pickup, preference, preferential treatment, preferment, proficiency, progress, progression, progressiveness, promotion, raise, raising, recovery, restoration, revival, ripening, rise, rolling, rolling on, rushing, shylocking, special treatment, speeding, travel, upbeat, upgrading, uplift, uplifting, upping, upswing, uptrend, upward mobility, usury, way




N improvement, amelioration, melioration, betterment, mend, amendment, emendation, mending, advancement, advance, ascent, promotion, preferment, elevation, increase, cultivation, civilization, culture, march of intellect, menticulture, race-culture, eugenics, reform, reformation, revision, radical reform, second thoughts, correction, limoe labor, refinement, elaboration, purification, oxidation, repair, recovery, revise, new edition, reformer, radical, improving, progressive, improved, better, better off, better for, all the better for, better advised, reformatory, emendatory, reparatory, remedial, corrigible, improvable, accultural, on consideration, on reconsideration, on second thoughts, on better advice, ad melius inquirendum, urbent latericiam invenit marmoream reliquit.


N progress, progression, progressiveness, advancing, advance, advancement, ongoing, flood, tide, headway, march, rise, improvement, advancing, progressive, profluent, advanced, forward, onward, forth, on, ahead, under way, en route for, on one's way, on the way, on the road, on the high road, on the road to, in progress, in mid progress, in transitu, vestigia nulla retrorsum, westward the course of empire takes its way.

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