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1. advancement

noun. ['ədˈvænsmənt'] the act of moving forward (as toward a goal).

Synonyms

  • push
  • progress
  • forward motion
  • onward motion
  • leapfrog
  • march
  • plain sailing
  • easy going
  • movement
  • motion
  • clear sailing
  • procession
  • move
  • life history
  • career
  • advance

Antonyms

  • regress
  • ride
  • closing
  • opening

Etymology

  • avancement (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Advancement

  • financement
  • enhancement

Example sentences of the word advancement


1. Noun, singular or mass
Reviewing and taking practice MATs will improve your chances for job eligibility and advancement.

Quotes containing the word advancement


1. When one is giving service for the advancement of humanity, when one is working without money and without price, with no hope of earthly reward, there comes a real, genuine joy into the human heart.
- Heber J. Grant

2. Yesterday I was a dog. Today I'm a dog. Tomorrow I'll probably still be a dog. Sigh! There's so little hope for advancement.
- Charles M. Schulz

3. As is natural with contiguous states having like institutions and like aims of advancement and development, the friendship of the United States and Mexico has been constantly maintained.
- Chester A. Arthur

2. advancement

noun. ['ədˈvænsmənt'] encouragement of the progress or growth or acceptance of something.

Synonyms

  • encouragement
  • promotion

Antonyms

  • boo
  • moving
  • motionlessness

Etymology

  • avancement (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. advancement

noun. ['ədˈvænsmənt'] gradual improvement or growth or development.

Synonyms

  • workflow
  • promotion
  • forwarding
  • furtherance
  • stride
  • work flow
  • development

Antonyms

  • attract
  • criticize
  • stay in place
  • recede

Etymology

  • avancement (Middle English (1100-1500))
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