|1.||[ noun ] the act of moving forward toward a goal|
|Synonyms:||progress progression advance onward_motion procession forward_motion|
|Related terms:||motion career march leapfrog plain_sailing push advance proceed progress advance|
|2.||[ noun ] encouragement of the progress or growth or acceptance of something|
|Related terms:||encouragement promote promote|
|3.||[ noun ] gradual improvement or growth or development|
: "advancement of knowledge" "great progress in the arts" "their research and development gave them an advantage"
|Related terms:||development stride forwarding workflow build|