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- v. Present participle of advance.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of taking or of giving an advanced position; advancement; promotion; furtherance.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. moving forward
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The Americans, impressive in advancing from a tough group and inspired in an amazing quarterfinal comeback against Greece, fell flat for the second straight match.
Japan's advantage in advancing is goal differential after a 6-0 opening win against Argentina.
The Mede, we ourselves know, had time to come from the ends of the earth to the Peloponnesus, without any force of yours worthy of the name advancing to meet him.
The governor has been a strong and vocal supporter of many of the Board of Trade's strategic priorities, and has proven himself to be a leader in advancing the policies that are good for Maryland, the region, and for business.
I do feel like what the critical response is really makes a difference, in advancing the network.
"Our nation has made great progress in advancing civil rights, but this unthinkable conspiracy is a reminder that hate-fueled violence continues to be a very real problem in so many communities," said Thomas E. Perez, assistant attorney general for the Civil Rights Division.
Find people who share your values and believe in advancing the same policy reforms.
- Former President George W. Bush will be presented with an award by the lay group Legatus, for his work in advancing the pro-life cause.
I believe that they are more interested in advancing their ignorant, bigoted agenda than they are in military readiness.
Unfortunately I believe that the people running the party are far more interested in advancing the corporate agenda than in the survival of the party in the next elecions.
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