Focus on the pronunciation of advance
English definition of “advance”
/ədˈvæns/, /æd-/ v [I/T] (MOVE FORWARD)
› to go or move something forward, or to develop or improve something: [T] Research has advanced our understanding of the virus. [I] Tonight’s winner advances to the semifinals. advancement
/ədˈvæns·mənt/, /æd-/ n [U] › They did nothing for the advancement of women.