1. Noun.  The act of advancing, or the state of being advanced; progression; improvement; furtherance; promotion to a higher place or dignity; as, the advancement of learning.
  2. Noun.  An advance of money or value; payment in advance.
  3. Noun.  (legal) Property given, usually by a parent to a child, in advance of a future distribution.

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