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self-advancement

Definitions

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  • n. The promotion of one's own qualities or abilities

Etymologies

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self- +‎ advancement

Examples

  • For instance, how do you legitimate ethical decisions like distributing wealth or hoarding it, or on what basis do you promote self-advancement or discourage it?

    David Lose: Atheists And The F-Word

  • Adroit social-climbing and boudoir-hopping were central to elegant self-advancement.

    Why They All Came to Versailles

  • The son of a chauffeur to the former chairman of Coca-Cola Co., Mr. Cain pursued his own self-advancement with steady focus.

    Herman Cain's Political Education

  • I sense a deep passion in both of them, but I fear that passion may be for their own self-advancement, and wonder if cooking just happens to be their vehicle of choice -- and one that unfortunately might run them both off the road.

    MasterChef's Joe: Never Serve Raw Flour and No Egos on a Plate, Please!

  • Their contempt for "ideology" is really frustration with anyone whose inconvenient values impede their ability to cut deals that promote their own self-advancement.

    Richard (RJ) Eskow: Weiner vs. Bayh: Which One's A Bigger Scandal?

  • Bradford: I suspect (but am not proposing) that the motive would be alleged as self-advancement or self-promotion.

    A Trend?

  • … I already know that Bradford will reject your input specifically because anyone expert enough to understand these concepts is automatically suspected of defending them only because they have motives as vague and silly as needing "self-advancement or self-promotion".

    A Trend?

  • I appreciate you providing actual information about them and I hope you continue to, but I already know that Bradford will reject your input specifically because anyone expert enough to understand these concepts is automatically suspected of defending them only because they have motives as vague and silly as needing "self-advancement or self-promotion".

    A Trend?

  • I suspect (but am not proposing) that the motive would be alleged as self-advancement or self-promotion.

    A Trend?

  • Reject the insidious pressures in society that would blunt your critical faculties to all that is happening around you, that would caution silence in the face of injustice lest you jeopardise your chances of promotion and self-advancement.

    Jimmy Reid: 'a rat race is for rats'

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