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Main Entry: 1ad·vance
Pronunciation: schwad-primarystressvan(t)s
Function: verb
Inflected Form(s): ad·vanced; ad·vanc·ing
1 : to move forward <advance a few yards>
2 : to help the progress of <sacrifices that advance the cause of freedom>
3 : to raise to a higher rank or position : PROMOTE <was advanced from clerk to assistant manager>
4 : to give and expect to be paid back <advance a loan>
5 : SUGGEST 1, propose <advance a new plan>
- ad·vanc·er noun

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