Origin of advancement
Examples from the Web for advancement
He seeks redemption by facilitating the advancement of those tempted to resort to guns.If Gun Violence Is A Disease, These People Might Just Be The Cure|Moral Courage|April 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But together, they present a huge barrier to advancement for African American lawmakers who are looking to statewide office.
The Advancement Project says these laws could potentially disenfranchise tens of thousands of minority voters.
For Palestinian negotiators, a halt on settlement construction is necessary for the advancement of peace talks.
Judith Browne Dianis, a co-director of the Advancement Project, a civil-rights organization, called the ruling disappointing.Everything You Need to Know About the Voting Rights Act|Eliza Shapiro|June 25, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Bright visions of future advancement passed through his mind.Rabbi and Priest|Milton Goldsmith
He was, above everything, desirous of the welfare of the Church and the advancement of religion.Historic Oddities|Sabine Baring-Gould
The Captain in time was made Marshal of Placerville and did much for the advancement of its interests.
How little he realized what an advancement he was making in true love!Professor Huskins|Lettie M. Cummings
He was progressive and public-spirited and did all within his power to further the advancement of his community.Lyman's History of old Walla Walla County, Vol. 1 (of 2)|William Denison Lyman
British Dictionary definitions for advancement
Word Origin and History for advancement
c.1300, avauncement, "a raising to a higher rank," from Old French avancement "advancement, profit, advance payment," from avancer (see advance (v.)). Of money, from 1640s.