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noun British English pronunciation: advancement /ədˈvɑːnsmənt/ 
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  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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