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    advanced - Dictionary definition and meaning for word advanced

    Definition
    (adj) farther along in physical or mental development
    Example Sentence
    • the child's skeletal age was classified as `advanced'
    • children in the advanced classes in elementary school read far above grade average
    Definition
    (adj) comparatively late in a course of development
    Example Sentence
    • the illness had reached an advanced stage
    • an advanced state of exhaustion
    Definition
    (adj) ahead of the times
    Example Sentence
    • the advanced teaching methods
    • had advanced views on the subject
    • a forward-looking corporation
    • is British industry innovative enough?
    Definition
    (adj) at a higher level in training or knowledge or skill
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    • an advanced degree
    • an advanced text in physics
    • special seminars for small groups of advanced students at the University
    Definition
    (adj) ahead in development; complex or intricate
    Synonyms : sophisticated
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    • advanced technology
    • a sophisticated electronic control system
    Definition
    (adj) far along in time
    Synonyms : ripe
    Example Sentence
    • a man of advanced age
    • advanced in years
    • a ripe old age
    • the ripe age of 90
    Definition
    (adj) (of societies) highly developed especially in technology or industry
    Example Sentence
    • advanced societies
    • an advanced country technologically
    Definition
    (adj) situated ahead or going before
    Synonyms : advance , in advance
    Example Sentence
    • an advance party
    • at that time the most advanced outpost was still east of the Rockies
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