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advance

verb (GO FORWARD) 前进     /ədˈvɑːnts/ US  /-ˈvænts/
[I or T] to go or move something forward, or to develop or improve something (使)前进;使进步,使进展;使发展;促进 The fire advanced steadily through the forest. 大火在森林中不断蔓延。 The troops advanced on the city (= approached it, ready to attack). 军队向该城推进。 We have advanced greatly in our knowledge of the universe. 在认识宇宙方面,我们已经取得长足的进步。 Her study has considerably advanced (= helped) the cause of equal rights. 她的研究极大地促进了权利平等运动的事业。 He's just trying to advance (= improve) his own career. 他只是在努力拓展自己的事业。 Making progress and advancingBecoming betterAdvancing and moving forward
to pay someone some money before the regular time 提前支付 [+ two objects] Could you advance me £50 until Tuesday? 周二之前可以预付给我50英镑的薪水吗? Paying and spending moneyBefore, after and alreadyAfter and behind
(Definition of advance verb (GO FORWARD) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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