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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Network Terminology

 高級 先進

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ad·vance v. t. [imp. & p. p. Advanced p. pr. & vb. n. Advancing (#).]
 1. To bring forward; to move towards the van or front; to make to go on.
 2. To raise; to elevate. [Archaic]
    They . . . advanced their eyelids.   --Shak.
 3. To raise to a higher rank; to promote.
    Ahasueres . . . advanced him, and set his seat above all the princes.   --Esther iii. 1.
 4. To accelerate the growth or progress; to further; to forward; to help on; to aid; to heighten; as, to advance the ripening of fruit; to advance one's interests.
 5. To bring to view or notice; to offer or propose; to show; as, to advance an argument.
    Some ne'er advance a judgment of their own.   --Pope.
 6. To make earlier, as an event or date; to hasten.
 7. To furnish, as money or other value, before it becomes due, or in aid of an enterprise; to supply beforehand; as, a merchant advances money on a contract or on goods consigned to him.
 8. To raise to a higher point; to enhance; to raise in rate; as, to advance the price of goods.
 9. To extol; to laud. [Obs.]
    Greatly advancing his gay chivalry.   --Spenser.
 Syn: -- To raise; elevate; exalt; aggrandize; improve; heighten; accelerate; allege; adduce; assign.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ad·vanced a.
 1. In the van or front.
 2. In the front or before others, as regards progress or ideas; as, advanced opinions, advanced thinkers.
 3. Far on in life or time.
    A gentleman advanced in years, with a hard experience written in his wrinkles.   --Hawthorne.
 Advanced guard, a detachment of troops which precedes the march of the main body.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: farther along in physical or mental development; "the
             child's skeletal age was classified as `advanced'";
             "children in the advanced classes in elementary school
             read far above grade average"
      2: comparatively late in a course of development; "the illness
         had reached an advanced stage"; "an advanced state of
         exhaustion" [syn: advanced(a)]
      3: ahead of the times; "the advanced teaching methods"; "had
         advanced views on the subject"; "a forward-looking
         corporation"; "is British industry innovative enough?"
         [syn: forward-looking, innovative, modern]
      4: at a higher level in training or knowledge or skill; "an
         advanced degree"; "an advanced text in physics"; "special
         seminars for small groups of advanced students at the
      5: ahead in development; complex or intricate; "advanced
         technology"; "a sophisticated electronic control system"
         [syn: sophisticated]
      6: far along in time; "a man of advanced age"; "advanced in
         years"; "a ripe old age"; "the ripe age of 90" [syn: ripe]
      7: (of societies) highly developed especially in technology or
         industry; "advanced societies"; "an advanced country
      8: situated ahead or going before; "an advance party"; "at that
         time the most advanced outpost was still east of the
         Rockies" [syn: advance(a), advanced(a), in advance(p)]