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advancement

noun
 
 
/ədˈvɑːnsmənt/
[C or U] an improvement relating to a particular activity or area of knowledge: The President's speech to the conference centered on the advancement of alternative fuel sources as a means of ensuring our future survival.advancements in sth Nowadays, merger and acquisition transactions 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
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