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

 ad·vance·ment /ədˈvæn(t)smənt/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 ad·vance·ment /ədˈvæn(t)smənt/ 名詞

From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ad·vance·ment n.
 1. 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.
    In heaven . . . every one (so well they love each other) rejoiceth and hath his part in each other's advancement.   --Sir T. More.
    True religion . . . proposes for its end the joint advancement of the virtue and happiness of the people.   --Horsley.
 2. An advance of money or value; payment in advance. See Advance, 5.
 3. Law Property given, usually by a parent to a child, in advance of a future distribution.
 4. Settlement on a wife, or jointure. [Obs.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: encouragement of the progress or growth or acceptance of
           something [syn: promotion, furtherance]
      2: the act of moving forward toward a goal [syn: progress, progression,
          procession, advance, forward motion, onward motion]
      3: gradual improvement or growth or development; "advancement
         of knowledge"; "great progress in the arts" [syn: progress]