Translation of "advance" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

advance

verb (GO FORWARD) 前進 uk us /ədˈvɑːnts/ US  /-ˈvænts/

[ I or T ] to go or move something forward, or to develop or improve something

(使)前進;使進步,使進展;使發展;促進
The fire advanced steadily through the forest. 大火在森林中不斷蔓延。
The troops advanced on the city (= approached it, ready to attack). 軍隊向該城推進。
We have advanced greatly in our knowledge of the universe. 在認識宇宙方面,我們已經取得長足的進步。
Her study has considerably advanced (= helped) the cause of equal rights. 她的研究極大地促進了權利平等運動的事業。
He's just trying to advance (= improve) his own career. 他只是在努力發展自己的事業。

to pay someone some money before the regular time

提前支付
[ + two objects ] Could you advance me £50 until Tuesday? 週二之前可以預付給我50英鎊的薪水嗎?

(Translation of “advance verb (GO FORWARD)” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)