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advance
British English: /ədˈvɑːns/
American English: /ədˈvæns/

Translation of advance in German:

transitive verb

  • 1
    (move forward) vorrücken lassen
  • 5
    (further) fördern
    advance one's own interests
    [nur] die eigenen Interessen verfolgen
  • 6
    (pay before due date) vorschießen
    advance somebody a week's pay
    jemandem einen Wochenlohn [als] Vorschuss geben
    (loan) the bank advanced me two thousand pounds
    die Bank lieh mir zweitausend Pfund

intransitive verb

  • 1 (move forward) (also Mil)
    (Prozession)
    sich vorwärts bewegen
    advance towards somebody/something (Person)
    auf jemanden/etwas zugehen
    he advanced towards me
    er kam auf mich zu
  • 2 [figurative] (make progress)
    Fortschritte machen

noun

  • 1 (forward movement)
    Vorrücken, das
    [figurative] (progress) Fortschritt, der
    any advance on £30?
    [bietet] jemand mehr als 30 Pfund?
  • 2usu. in pl.
    (personal overture) Annäherungsversuch, der
  • 3 (payment beforehand)
    Vorauszahlung, die
    (on salary) Vorschuss, der (on auf) + Akk.
    (loan) Darlehen, das
  • 4in advance be in advance of one's age
    seiner Zeit voraus sein
    send somebody/something in advance
    jemanden/etwas vorausschicken

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