Origin of advancement
Examples from the Web for self-advancement
Reflect on true friendships you casually threw under the bus for self-advancement, say, two years ago.
Movement leaders, even myself, made our own plans for self-advancement.
Selfishness—the mere, cold-blooded insistence for self-advancement—ruled supreme.El Dorado|Baroness Orczy
In the studio she was speedily recognized as an ambitious young woman zealous for self-advancement.We Can't Have Everything|Rupert Hughes
Yes,” he admitted, “but I thought your little movement was to be something more than party politics and self-advancement——?The Sea Lady|Herbert George Wells
She did not wish to ruin her sister unless in self-defence, or rather, for the cause of self-advancement.Beatrice|H. Rider Haggard
Disraeli's attacks upon Peel were dictated by the policy of self-advancement.Bygones Worth Remembering, Vol. 2 (of 2)|George Jacob Holyoake
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Word Origin and History for self-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.