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advancement

ad·vance·ment

advancement

pronunciation:
d vaens mnt
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act, process, or result of moving forward; progress.
Have you made any advancement in your job hunt?
 
antonyms:
degradation, regression, retreat
similar words:
advance, development, procession, progression
definition 2: promotion.
His advancement to the rank of general was expected.
antonyms:
degradation, demotion
similar words:
advance, promotion, rise