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English noun: advancement

1. advancement (communication) encouragement of the progress or growth or acceptance of something


Synonymsfurtherance, promotion


Broader (hypernym)encouragement

2. advancement (act) the act of moving forward (as toward a goal)


Synonymsadvance, forward motion, onward motion, procession, progress, progression


Broader (hypernym)motion, move, movement


Narrower (hyponym)career, clear sailing, easy going, leapfrog, life history, march, plain sailing, push


Antonymsretreat

3. advancement (act) gradual improvement or growth or development


SamplesAdvancement of knowledge.
Great progress in the arts.


Synonymsprogress


Broader (hypernym)development


Narrower (hyponym)forwarding, furtherance, promotion, stride, work flow, workflow









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