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ad·vanced

advanced

 
pronunciation:
d vaenst
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: well beyond an early stage of development.
They consider themselves s to be living in an advanced society.The cancer has reached an advanced stage and is no longer treatable.Our company uses some very advanced technology.They were not surprised that this small country was so advanced in health care.
antonyms:
backward, elementary, primitive, rudimentary
similar words:
forward
definition 2: designed for those whose level is well beyond elementary.
I did well in the lower level courses, so I feel ready for the advanced classes now.
definition 3: relatively old.
Although advanced in years, my grandmother still has a sharp mind.
antonyms:
tender
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