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advance (n):
increase in price or value
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the news caused a general advance on the stock market
Related Words: rise
advance (n):
the act of moving forward (as toward a goal)
Related Words: mentprocessionprogressprogression
advance (n):
a tentative suggestion designed to elicit the reactions of others
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she rejected his advances
Related Word: approach
advance (n):
a change for the better; progress in development
Related Words: bettermentimprovement
advance (n):
a movement forward
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he listened for the progress of the troops
Related Words: progress
advance (n):
an amount paid before it is earned
advance (v):
rise in rate or price
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The stock market gained 24 points today
advance (v):
develop in a positive way
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He progressed well in school.
My plants are coming along.
Plans are shaping up

Related Words: progress
advance (v):
increase or raise
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boost the voltage in an electrical circuit
advance (v):
develop further
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We are advancing technology every day
advance (v):
bring forward for consideration or acceptance
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advance an argument
advance (v):
obtain advantages, such as points, etc.
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The home team was gaining ground.
After defeating the Knicks, the Blazers pulled ahead of the Lakers in the battle for the number-one playoff berth in the Western Conference

Related Words: gainwin
advance (v):
move forward, also in the metaphorical sense
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Time marches on
Related Words: progress
advance (v):
cause to move forward
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Can you move the car seat forward?
advance (v):
move forward
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we have to advance clocks and watches when we travel eastward
advance (v):
pay in advance
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Can you advance me some money?
advance (v):
give a promotion to or assign to a higher position
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John was kicked upstairs when a replacement was hired.
Women tend not to advance in the major law firms.
I got promoted after many years of hard work

Related Words: elevatepromote
advance (v):
contribute to the progress or growth of
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I am promoting the use of computers in the classroom
Related Words: boostencouragefurtherpromote
advance (s):
situated ahead or going before
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an advance party.
at that time the most advanced outpost was still east of the Rockies
advance (s):
being ahead of time or need
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gave advance warning.
was beforehand with her report
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Where there's a will there's a way

Çıkmayan candan ümit kesilmez.
When a person really wants to do something, he will find a way of doing it.


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