Part of speech: noun

An advancing; furtherance; promotion.

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Usage examples "advancement":

  1. " I have only to add that I shall be most happy to receive your young nephew, if you decide to send him to me, and will take personal pains to promote his advancement. - "Hector's Inheritance or The Boys of Smith Institute", Horatio Alger.
  2. And if my journey to London led to nothing else of advancement, it took me a hundred years in front of what I might else have been, by the most simple accident. - "Lorna Doone, A Romance of Exmoor", R. D. Blackmore.
  3. The other clerks had accepted Claire's advancement without either protest or enthusiasm. - "The Blood Red Dawn", Charles Caldwell Dobie.