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English definition of “advanced”

advanced

adjective
 
 
/ədˈvɑːnst/
using the most modern methods, technology, etc.: An advanced search engine allows you to add additional criteria to your query. Peasant farmers in the region coexist with sectors of agriculture more advanced than any in Europe. In addition to nuclear power, we are committed to developing advanced technologies for wind and solar energy. advanced manufacturing/production methods advanced countries/economies
almost finished after a long period of work or discussion: Talks are understood to be at an advanced stage.advanced negotiations/talks Two of the world's biggest postal groups are in advanced negotiations to set up a groundbreaking European strategic alliance.
advanced courses of study or qualifications are intended for people who are already skilled or who have a good knowledge of a subject: Twenty thousand visas have been allocated for immigrants who earn advanced academic degrees.
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