from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The act of furthering, advancing, or helping forward: "Pakistan does not aspire to any . . . role in furtherance of the strategies of other powers” ( Ismail Patel).

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

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

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

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


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