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- advancemente (obsolete)
- advauncement (obsolete)
- advauncemente (obsolete)
From Middle English avancement, Old French avancement. See advance.
Morphologically advance + -ment
advancement (countable and uncountable, plural advancements)
- The act of advancing; promotion to a higher place or dignity
- the advancement of learning
- Synonyms: progression, improvement, furtherance
- 2011 December 14, Angelique Chrisafis, “Rachida Dati accuses French PM of sexism and elitism”, in Guardian:
- Dati launched a blistering attack on the prime minister, François Fillon, under whom she served as justice minister, accusing him of sexism, elitism, arrogance and hindering the political advancement of ethnic minorities.
- The state of being advanced
- How advanced something is
- An advance of money or value; payment in advance.
- (law) Property given, usually by a parent to a child, in advance of a future distribution.
act of advancing
state of being advanced
payment in advance — see advance payment
property given in advance of future distribution
- “advancement”, in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, Springfield, Mass.: G. & C. Merriam, 1913, →OCLC.
From Old French avancement, with the d added back to reflect the Latin.
advancement m (plural advancemens)
- advance (forward movement)
- French: avancement
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