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advance

verb (GO FORWARD)
前進
 
 
/ədˈvɑːnts/ US  /-ˈvænts/
[I or T] to go or move something forward, or to develop or improve something
(使)前進;使進步,使進展;使發展;促進
The fire advanced steadily through the forest.
大火在森林中不斷蔓延。
The troops advanced on the city (= approached it, ready to attack).
軍隊向該城推進。
We have advanced greatly in our knowledge of the universe.
在認識宇宙方面,我們已經取得長足的進步。
Her study has considerably advanced (= helped) the cause of equal rights.
她的研究極大地促進了權利平等運動的事業。
He's just trying to advance (= improve) his own career.
他只是在努力發展自己的事業。
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?
週二之前可以預付給我50英鎊的薪水嗎?
Paying and spending moneyBefore, after and alreadyAfter and behind
(Definition of advance verb (GO FORWARD) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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