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advancementnoun

uk   us   /ədˈvɑːnsmənt/
[C or U] an ​improvementrelating to a particular ​activity or ​area of ​knowledge: The President's speech to the ​conferencecentered on the advancement of alternative ​fuelsources as a ​means of ensuring our future ​survival.advancements in sth Nowadays, ​merger and ​acquisitiontransactions occur at a faster ​pace, ​due in ​part to advancements in ​communications. technological/​economic/​medical advancement
[U] WORKPLACE the ​process of ​improving your ​career, for ​example, by getting a more important ​position within an ​organization or by ​moving to another ​company for a better ​job: In ​order to ​keep good ​employees, you need to ​provide them with possibilities for ​growth and advancement.career/professional/personal advancement Taking ​time off ​work to have children should not be a ​barrier to ​career advancement. advancement ​opportunities/​prospects
(Definition of advancement from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “advancement”
in Chinese (Simplified) 发展,提高,改善…
in Turkish ilerleme…
in Russian прогресс, продвижение…
in Chinese (Traditional) 發展,提高,改善…
in Polish postęp, osiągnięcie…
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