Meaning of “advanced” in the English Dictionary

"advanced" in British English

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advancedadjective

uk /ədˈvɑːnst/ us /ədˈvænst/

B1 modern and well developed:

This is the most advanced type of engine available.

A2 at a higher, more difficult level:

an advanced English course
advanced class/course US

a school class that is doing work of a higher standard than is usual for students at that stage in their education

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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-/

highly developed 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 /ədˈvɑːnst/ us

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 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.

(Definition of “advanced” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)