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Dictionary definition for: Advanced

1. (s) 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. (s) ahead of the times; "the advanced teaching methods" "had advanced views on the subject" "a forward-looking corporation" "is British industry innovative enough?"

3. (s) 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"

4. (s) ahead in development; complex or intricate; "advanced technology" "a sophisticated electronic control system"

5. (s) far along in time; "a man of advanced age" "advanced in years" "a ripe old age" "the ripe age of 90"

6. (s) (of societies) highly developed especially in technology or industry; "advanced societies" "an advanced country technologically"

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