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noun advancement pronunciation in British English /ədˈvɑːnsmənt/
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singularadvancement
pluraladvancements
  1. 1
    [uncountable] formal progress in your career
    There is plenty of room for advancement within the company.
    1. a.
      [countable/uncountable] progress in society, science, human knowledge etc
      In the last decade, cancer research has yielded significant advancements.
  2. 2
    [uncountable] the process of helping something to develop successfully
    advancement of: the advancement of learning
    the advancement of peace
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