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  • Advancement and recognition in the Boy Scouts of America — is a tradition dating from the inception of the Scouting movement. A fundamental purpose of advancement is the self confidence a young man or woman acquires from his participation in Scouting. Advancement is one of the methods used in the Aims of …   Wikipedia

  • advancement — advancement, preferment, promotion, elevation designate the act of raising a person in grade, rank, or dignity, or the honor that comes to one who is so raised. Advancement is the general term of widest application {lose all hope of advance me… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • advancement — (n.) c.1300, avauncement, a raising to a higher rank, from O.Fr. avancement advancement, profit, advance payment, from avancer (see ADVANCE (Cf. advance) (v.)). Of money, from 1640s …   Etymology dictionary

  • advancement — ► NOUN 1) the process of promoting a cause or plan. 2) the promotion of a person in rank or status. 3) a development or improvement …   English terms dictionary

  • advancement — [ad vans′mənt, ədvans′mənt] n. 1. an advancing or being advanced 2. promotion, as to a higher rank 3. progress or improvement; furtherance 4. Law money or property given as an advance share in the estate of a person who later dies without making… …   English World dictionary

  • rank — 1. n. & v. n. 1 a a position in a hierarchy, a grade of advancement. b a distinct social class, a grade of dignity or achievement (people of all ranks; in the top rank of performers). c high social position (persons of rank). d a place in a scale …   Useful english dictionary

  • advancement — /ad vans meuhnt, vahns /, n. 1. an act of moving forward. 2. promotion in rank or standing; preferment: She had high hopes for advancement in the company. 3. Law. money or property given by one person during his or her lifetime to another that is …   Universalium

  • advancement — ad•vance•ment [[t]ædˈvæns mənt, ˈvɑns [/t]] n. 1) an act of advancing or moving forward 2) promotion in rank or standing 3) furtherance; improvement: the advancement of knowledge[/ex] 4) law Law. money or property given by a person during his or… …   From formal English to slang

  • advancement — /ədˈvænsmənt/ (say uhd vansmuhnt), / ˈvans / (say vahns ) noun 1. the act of moving forwards. 2. promotion in rank or standing; preferment: her hopes of advancement failed. 3. Law money or property which has been given by a person who… …   Australian English dictionary

  • advancement — I (Roget s IV) n. 1. [Promotion in rank] Syn. preferment, elevation, raise; see promotion 1 . 2. [Progress] Syn. gain, headway, progression; see improvement 1 , progress 1 . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. 1. promotion move up, graduation, rise …   English dictionary for students

  • advancement — noun Date: 1553 1. the action of advancing ; the state of being advanced: a. promotion or elevation to a higher rank or position b. progression to a higher stage of development 2. an improved feature ; improv …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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