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Meaning of “advanced” in the English Dictionary

"advanced" in British English

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advancedadjective

uk   /ədˈvɑːnst/  us   /-ˈvænst/
B1 modern and well ​developed: This is the most advanced ​type of ​engineavailable.A2 at a ​higher, more ​difficultlevel: an advanced ​Englishcourseadvanced class/course US a ​schoolclass that is doing ​work of a ​higherstandard than is ​usual for ​students at that ​stage in ​theireducation

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(Definition of advanced from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"advanced" in American English

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advancedadjective

 us   /ədˈvænst, æd-/
highlydeveloped or ​difficult: Are you taking any advanced ​courses?
(Definition of advanced from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"advanced" in Business English

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advancedadjective

uk   us   /ədˈvɑːnst/
using the most modern ​methods, ​technology, etc.: An advanced ​searchengineallows you to ​addadditionalcriteria to your ​query. Peasant ​farmers in the ​regioncoexist with ​sectors of ​agriculture more advanced than any in ​Europe. In ​addition to ​nuclearpower, we are ​committed to ​developing advanced ​technologies for wind and ​solarenergy. advanced ​manufacturing/​productionmethods advanced countries/​economies
almost ​finished after a ​longperiod of ​work or discussion: Talks are understood to be at an advanced ​stage.advanced negotiations/talks Two of the world's biggest ​postalgroups are in advanced ​negotiations to set up a ​groundbreakingEuropeanstrategicalliance.
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.
(Definition of advanced from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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