• (British) IPA: /ədˈvɑːnst/
  • (America) IPA: /ədˈvænst/
  1. Simple past tense and past participle of advance


  1. At or close to the state of the art.
  2. Enhanced.
  3. Having moved forward in time or space (e.g. advanced ignition timing).
    • a gentleman advanced in years, with a hard experience written in his wrinkles
  4. In a late stage of development; greatly developed beyond an initial stage.
  5. (phonetics) Pronounced farther to the front of the vocal tract.
  6. (Philippine English) (Of a clock or watch) Indicating a time ahead of the correct time.
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