Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun advancement

3 senses of advancement

Sense 1
promotion, furtherance, advancement -- (encouragement of the progress or growth or acceptance of something)
       => encouragement -- (the expression of approval and support)

Sense 2
progress, progression, procession, advance, advancement, forward motion, onward motion -- (the act of moving forward (as toward a goal))
       => motion, movement, move -- (the act of changing location from one place to another; "police controlled the motion of the crowd"; "the movement of people from the farms to the cities"; "his move put him directly in my path")

Sense 3
advancement, progress -- (gradual improvement or growth or development; "advancement of knowledge"; "great progress in the arts")
       => development -- (act of improving by expanding or enlarging or refining; "he congratulated them on their development of a plan to meet the emergency"; "they funded research and development")

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