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English definition of “advance”

advance

verb (PAY)    /ədˈvɑːns/ US  /-ˈvæns/
[T] to pay someone some money before the regular time: [+ two objects] Could you advance me £50 until Tuesday?Paying and spending moneyBefore, after and alreadyAfter and behind
(Definition of advance verb (PAY) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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