the act of furthering; promotion; advancement.
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How to use furtherance in a sentence
In fact, NYPD’s facial recognition policy statement says that “information is not shared in furtherance of immigration enforcement” and “access will not be given to other agencies for purposes of furthering immigration enforcement.”The NYPD used a controversial facial recognition tool. Here’s what you need to know. | Tate Ryan-Mosley | April 9, 2021 | MIT Technology Review
That would apply to the stockpiling of firearms with intent to commit a mass shooting in furtherance of political or social ideologies.Ex-Coast Guard officer Christopher Hasson appeals sentence in alleged domestic terror plot | Ann Marimow | March 12, 2021 | Washington Post
And those who take up weapons and kill large numbers of people in furtherance of that ideology?
"No, you are my sweetheart," he cried, discretion all gone now in his eager furtherance of his pleading.The Underworld | James C. Welsh
I saw through the mask directly, and understood the daring game you were playing in furtherance of your revenge against me.A Dreadful Temptation | Mrs. Alex. McVeigh Miller
His Lordship explained that this furtherance comprises all acts done to prevent or overpower resistance and to prevent discovery.Yorkshire Oddities, Incidents and Strange Events | S. Baring-Gould
Religion was the medium chosen by Mohammed for the furtherance of his truly imperial design.Islam Her Moral And Spiritual Value | Arthur Glyn Leonard
Indeed she would neither do nor say anything herself which tended in any way to a furtherance of these matrimonials.La Mere Bauche | Anthony Trollope
British Dictionary definitions for furtherance
the act of furthering; advancement
something that furthers or advances
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