an act of moving forward.
promotion in rank or standing; preferment:
She had high hopes for advancement in the company.
Law. money or property given by one person during his or her lifetime to another that is considered an anticipation of an inheritance and is therefore to be deducted from any share that the recipient may have in a donor’s estate.
the act or process of improving one’s position, education, etc
promotion in rank, status, etc; preferment
a less common word for advance (sense 10), advance (sense 11)
(property law) the use during a testator’s lifetime of money or property for the benefit of a child or other person who is a prospective beneficiary in the testator’s will
advancement ad·vance·ment (ād-vāns’mənt)
A surgical procedure in which a tendinous insertion or a skin flap is severed from its attachment and is sutured to a further point on the body.
or advertizement [ad-ver-tahyz-muh nt, ad-vur-tis-muh nt, -tiz-] /ˌæd vərˈtaɪz mənt, ædˈvɜr tɪs mənt, -tɪz-/ noun 1. a paid announcement, as of goods for sale, in newspapers or magazines, on radio or television, etc. 2. a public notice, especially in print. 3. the action of making generally known; a calling to the attention of the public: […]
noun 1. the act or practice of calling public attention to one’s product, service, need, etc., especially by paid announcements in newspapers and magazines, over radio or television, on billboards, etc.: to get more customers by advertising. 2. paid announcements; advertisements. 3. the profession of planning, designing, and writing advertisements. noun 1. the promotion of […]
noun (social welfare, esp in the US) 1. the practice of having mentally handicapped people speak for themselves and control their own affairs, rather than having nonhandicapped people automatically assume responsibility for them See also normalization (as modifier): a self-advocacy group 2. the act or condition of representing oneself, either generally in society or in […]
noun 1. the act or an instance of affirming; state of being affirmed. 2. the assertion that something exists or is true. 3. something that is affirmed; a statement or proposition that is declared to be true. 4. confirmation or ratification of the truth or validity of a prior judgment, decision, etc. 5. Law. a […]