Definition of advanced in English:

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Pronunciation: /ədˈvanst/


1Far on or ahead in development or progress: negotiations are at an advanced stage the cancer is hopelessly advanced people of advanced years
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  • A number of wind projects are at an advanced stage of development while biomass projects are also being progressed.
  • A specialised machine that uses the latest in optical and high speed sensor technology to search for skeleton weed is in the advanced stages of development.
  • Harry Kehoe, said a number of new varieties, for the seed export trade and the home market, are now at an advanced stage of development at Oak Park.
state-of-the-art, new, modern, developed, cutting-edge, leading-edge, up-to-date, up-to-the-minute, the newest, the latest;
1.1New and not yet generally accepted: his advanced views made him unpopular
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  • And don't forget their advanced views on women in the workplace.
  • Sol Stein, the late editor, publisher and best-selling writer believed that ‘first person’ was an advanced point of view.
  • Despite his new-found conservatism, Coleridge retained some surprisingly advanced views on social and economic matters.

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Syllabification: ad·vanced

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