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

  Furtherance \Fur"ther*ance\, n.
     The act of furthering or helping forward; promotion;
     advancement; progress.
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           I know that I shall abide and continue with you all for
           your
           furthersnce and joy of faith.            --Phil. i. 25.
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           Built of furtherance and pursuing, Not of spent deeds,
           but of doing.                            --Emerson.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  furtherance
      n 1: encouragement of the progress or growth or acceptance of
           something [syn: promotion, furtherance, advancement]
      2: the advancement of some enterprise; "his experience in
         marketing resulted in the forwarding of his career" [syn:
         forwarding, furtherance, promotion]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  94 Moby Thesaurus words for "furtherance":
     Great Leap Forward, accomplishment, advance, advancement,
     advancing, advocacy, advocating, aid, amelioration, amendment,
     amplification, ascent, assistance, backing, bettering, betterment,
     blossoming, boost, boosting, career, championing, championship,
     course, development, developmental change, elaboration,
     enhancement, enlargement, enrichment, eugenics, euthenics,
     evolution, evolutionary change, evolvement, evolving, expansion,
     expediting, expedition, explication, facilitation, flowering,
     forward motion, forwardal, forwarding, fostering, furthering,
     go-ahead, gradual change, growth, headway, help, helping along,
     improvement, lift, march, maturation, melioration, mend, mending,
     natural development, natural growth, nonviolent change, ongoing,
     onward course, passage, patronage, pickup, preferential treatment,
     preferment, progress, progression, progressiveness, promotion,
     pursuit, recovery, restoration, revival, ripening, rise, rolling,
     rolling on, rushing, special treatment, speeding, succor, support,
     travel, upbeat, uplift, upping, upswing, uptrend, upward mobility,
     way
  
  

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