Advancement

Definition of Advancement

Ad`vance´ment   Pronunciation: ăd`våns´ment
n.1.The act of advancing, or the state of being advanced; progression; improvement; furtherance; promotion to a higher place or dignity; as, the advancement of learning.
In heaven . . . every one (so well they love each other) rejoiceth and hath his part in each other's advancement.
- Sir T. More.
True religion . . . proposes for its end the joint advancement of the virtue and happiness of the people.
- Horsley.
2.An advance of money or value; payment in advance. See Advance, 5.
3.(Law) Property given, usually by a parent to a child, in advance of a future distribution.
4.Settlement on a wife, or jointure.

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