from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The act of furthering, advancing, or helping forward.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act of furthering or forwarding; promotion; advancement.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The act of furthering or helping forward; promotion; advancement; progress.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The act of furthering or helping forward
  • noun Promotion.
  • noun Advancement or progress.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun encouragement of the progress or growth or acceptance of something
  • noun the advancement of some enterprise


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