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Definition 1: the act of moving forward (as toward a goal) - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for advancement in the sense of this definition

(advancement is a kind of ...) the act of changing location from one place to another

"police controlled the motion of the crowd" "the movement of people from the farms to the cities" "his move put him directly in my path"

(... is a kind of advancement ) an effort to advance

"the army made a push toward the sea"

(... is a kind of advancement ) the general progression of your working or professional life

"the general had had a distinguished career" "he had a long career in the law"

(... is a kind of advancement ) a steady advance

"the march of science" "the march of time"

(... is a kind of advancement ) easy unobstructed progress

"after we solved that problem the rest was plain sailing"

(... is a kind of advancement ) advancing as if in the child's game, by leaping over obstacles or competitors

"the company still believes the chip is a leapfrog in integration and will pay huge dividends"

Definition 2: gradual improvement or growth or development - [noun denoting act]

Samples where advancement or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • advancement of knowledge
  • great progress in the arts

Synonyms for advancement in the sense of this definition

(advancement is a kind of ...) act of improving by expanding or enlarging or refining

"he congratulated them on their development of a plan to meet the emergency" "they funded research and development"

(... is a kind of advancement ) the advancement of some enterprise

"his experience in marketing resulted in the forwarding of his career"

(... is a kind of advancement ) significant progress (especially in the phrase `make strides')

"they made big strides in productivity"

(... is a kind of advancement ) progress (or rate of progress) in work being done

Definition 3: encouragement of the progress or growth or acceptance of something - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for advancement in the sense of this definition

(advancement is a kind of ...) the expression of approval and support

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