Dictionary definition for: Advance
11. (v) obtain advantages, such as points, etc.; "The home team was gaining ground" "After defeating the Knicks, the Blazers pulled ahead of the Lakers in the battle for the number-one playoff berth in the Western Conference"
15. (v) give a promotion to or assign to a higher position; "John was kicked upstairs when a replacement was hired" "Women tend not to advance in the major law firms" "I got promoted after many years of hard work"
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