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 for Advanced
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Advance \Ad*vance"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Advanced; p. pr. &
     vb. n. Advancing(#).] [OE. avancen, avauncen, F. avancer,
     fr. a supposed LL. abantiare; ab + ante (F. avant) before.
     The spelling with d was a mistake, a- being supposed to be
     fr. L. ad. See Avaunt.]
     1. To bring forward; to move towards the van or front; to
        make to go on.
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     2. To raise; to elevate. [Archaic]
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              They . . . advanced their eyelids.    --Shak.
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     3. To raise to a higher rank; to promote.
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              Ahasueres . . . advanced him, and set his seat above
              all the princes.                      --Esther iii.
                                                    1.
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     4. To accelerate the growth or progress; to further; to
        forward; to help on; to aid; to heighten; as, to advance
        the ripening of fruit; to advance one's interests.
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     5. To bring to view or notice; to offer or propose; to show;
        as, to advance an argument.
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              Some ne'er advance a judgment of their own. --Pope.
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     6. To make earlier, as an event or date; to hasten.
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     7. To furnish, as money or other value, before it becomes
        due, or in aid of an enterprise; to supply beforehand; as,
        a merchant advances money on a contract or on goods
        consigned to him.
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     8. To raise to a higher point; to enhance; to raise in rate;
        as, to advance the price of goods.
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     9. To extol; to laud. [Obs.]
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              Greatly advancing his gay chivalry.   --Spenser.
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     Syn: To raise; elevate; exalt; aggrandize; improve; heighten;
          accelerate; allege; adduce; assign.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Advanced \Ad*vanced"\, a.
     1. In the van or front.
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     2. In the front or before others, as regards progress or
        ideas; as, advanced opinions, advanced thinkers.
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     3. Far on in life or time.
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              A gentleman advanced in years, with a hard
              experience written in his wrinkles.   --Hawthorne.
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     Advanced guard, a detachment of troops which precedes the
        march of the main body.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  advanced
      adj 1: farther along in physical or mental development; "the
             child's skeletal age was classified as `advanced'";
             "children in the advanced classes in elementary school
             read far above grade average"
      2: comparatively late in a course of development; "the illness
         had reached an advanced stage"; "an advanced state of
         exhaustion"
      3: ahead of the times; "the advanced teaching methods"; "had
         advanced views on the subject"; "a forward-looking
         corporation"; "is British industry innovative enough?" [syn:
         advanced, forward-looking, innovative, modern]
      4: at a higher level in training or knowledge or skill; "an
         advanced degree"; "an advanced text in physics"; "special
         seminars for small groups of advanced students at the
         University"
      5: ahead in development; complex or intricate; "advanced
         technology"; "a sophisticated electronic control system"
         [syn: advanced, sophisticated]
      6: far along in time; "a man of advanced age"; "advanced in
         years"; "a ripe old age"; "the ripe age of 90" [syn:
         advanced, ripe]
      7: (of societies) highly developed especially in technology or
         industry; "advanced societies"; "an advanced country
         technologically"
      8: situated ahead or going before; "an advance party"; "at that
         time the most advanced outpost was still east of the Rockies"
         [syn: advance(a), advanced(a), in advance(p)]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  109 Moby Thesaurus words for "advanced":
     a bit previous, a la mode, advanced in life, advanced in years,
     adventurous, aged, along in years, ameliorated, ancient,
     avant-garde, beautified, bettered, broad, broad-minded, civilized,
     contemporary, converted, cultivated, cultured, daring, developed,
     educated, elderly, embellished, enhanced, enriched, exploratory,
     far ahead, far out, fashionable, forward, forward-looking, gray,
     gray with age, gray-haired, gray-headed, grown old, half-baked,
     half-cocked, hasty, hoar, hoary, ill-considered, improved,
     impulsive, in, inaugural, mod, modern, modernistic, modernized,
     modish, newfashioned, not firm, now, old, old as Methuselah,
     original, overhasty, oversoon, patriarchal, perfected, polished,
     preceding, precipitate, precocious, preliminary, premature,
     present-day, present-time, previous, progressive, radical, refined,
     reformed, rushed, senectuous, streamlined, tolerant, too early,
     too soon, transfigured, transformed, twentieth-century,
     ultra-ultra, ultramodern, uncrystallized, unjelled, unmatured,
     unmeditated, unpremeditated, unprepared, unripe, untimely,
     up-to-date, up-to-datish, up-to-the-minute, venerable, venturesome,
     way out, white, white with age, white-bearded, white-crowned,
     white-haired, wide, wrinkled, wrinkly, years old
  
  

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