There are 3 translations of advance in Spanish:

advance1

Pronunciation: /ədˈvæns; ədˈvɑːns/

vi

  • 1 1.1 (move forward) [person/vehicle/troops] avanzar* to advance on sb avanzar* hacia algn old age is fast advancing on me los años se me están echando encima rápidamente to advance on a city [Mil] avanzar* sobre una ciudad 1.2
    (advancing pres p)
    a man of advancing years un hombre entrado en años or de edad avanzada
  • 2 2.1 (make progress) [science/project/society] avanzar*, progresar 2.2 (be promoted) [worker/soldier] ascender*
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    • He advanced on Sophia purposefully, then stopped.
    • She stood and advanced on the murderer of her friend.
    • Adam threw the harness he had been mending to the floor, stood up, and advanced on Joe.

vt

  • 2 2.1 (further) [knowledge/awareness] fomentar, potenciar; [interests/cause] promover* 2.2 (promote) [formal] [employee] ascender* 2.3 (suggest) [idea/argument] presentar, proponer*; [proposal] presentar; [opinion] dar* the solutions advanced by socialists las soluciones que proponen los socialistas
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    • Frank has been making the rounds, advancing a theory that I believe is not without merit.
    • When I advanced my long-held theory that some of his constituents were living vicariously through his exploits, Wilson readily agreed.
    • Over the past few years, there has been an upsurge in student violence in T & T. Many have advanced theories as to how this menace can be solved.
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    • But to advance our knowledge such views need to be supported by rigorous analytical reasoning and the dispassionate gathering of cases and data.
    • Discourse is necessary for advancing knowledge.
    • I am a firm believer in sound science, and I believe that the shuttle mission has played a crucial role in advancing our knowledge of the universe we live in.
  • 3 3.1 (bring forward in time) [date/meeting/clock] adelantar 3.2 [money/wages] anticipar, adelantar to advance sb sth anticiparle or adelantarle algo a algn
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    • The reconciliation is needed to make sure the money advanced has been properly spent.
    • Giselle could hear Elaine pleading with her father to advance her allowance one month so that she could purchase some outfits.
    • At the company's office, I was shown a spreadsheet for a hypothetical client who had been advanced $8,500 in cash over six months.
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    • As the performance advances into the nineteenth century, the paradoxes and ambiguities concerning the nature of absolute music pile up, to considerable dramatic effect.
    • In a similar vein, Nora recommends that community colleges advance into the twenty-first century prepared for a diverse student body.
    • The biotech century is advancing upon us, moment by moment.
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    • But the Election Commission disturbed this apple-cart when it advanced the elections, thus ruining their plan.
    • The election is not due in the State until 2003, but political analysts say the BJP is keen to capitalise on its current lead in the polls by advancing the date.
    • The question is what is the need for advancing the date of elections by a few months.

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Word of the day mandíbula
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Cultural fact of the day

Today is Fiesta de Santiago (St James' Day). The famous Camino de Santiago, the pilgrimage of thousands of people from all over Spain and many other parts of Europe to the holy city of Santiago de Compostela, takes place in the week leading up to St James' Day, 25 July. The city also has its fiestas around this time. The streets are full of musicians and performers for two weeks of celebrations culminating in the Festival del Apóstol.

There are 3 translations of advance in Spanish:

advance2

n

  • 1 c u (forward movement — of person, army, vehicle) avance (m); (— of time) paso (m) with the advance of old age con el paso de los años, a medida que envejece ( or envejecía etc)
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    • The advance of the Red Army into eastern Europe produced a different outcome there.
    • This was a unique terrain for warfare, where rapid advances and swift movements of armies were extremely difficult.
    • Strategy and tactics were based on easily coordinated and controlled movements - advances, encirclements, or envelopments.
  • 2 c u (of civilization, science, knowledge) avance (m), progreso (m), adelanto (m) a great advance in technology un gran avance tecnológico a huge advance on previous techniques un gran avance con respecto a las técnicas anteriores any advance on (that offer of) $100? ¿alguien da or ofrece más de 100 dólares?
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    • However, huge advances in the development of anti-depressants coupled with greater understanding of the cause of depression are a cause for optimism, he said.
    • It has a special significance, too, for my brother and I who basically marked our childhood development by advances in video game technology.
    • We can look forward to further developments and advances in the future.
  • 3
    (advances pl)
    (overtures) insinuaciones (fpl) to make advances to sb hacerle* insinuaciones a algn, insinuársele* a algn
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    • They may also have the expectation that alcohol makes it easier to make sexual advances, and thus they may use alcohol intentionally for achieving such a purpose.
    • Therefore, rejections of sexual advances may be seen as inappropriate and may be ignored.
    • When two men pulled up in a station wagon, the girls rebuffed their sexual advances.
  • 4 c 4.1 (early payment) anticipo (m), adelanto (m)advance on sth they gave me an advance of £100 on my salary me adelantaron 100 libras del sueldo, me dieron un adelanto or anticipo de 100 libras a cuenta del sueldo 4.2 (loan) préstamo (m)
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    • In the case of most loans to consumers, and for smaller commercial loans, the advance is usually credited forthwith to the borrower's current account and stands at his disposal at any time.
    • The bank's loan and advances portfolio registered 42 per cent growth, reaching the level of K79.55 billion.
    • Day after day, my wife and I receive unsolicited offers for credit cards, home equity loans and cash advances.
  • 5 (in phrases) in advance to pay in advance pagar* por adelantado or por anticipado tickets are $10 in advance las entradas cuestan 10 dólares si se compran por adelantado it was planned well in advance se planeó con mucha antelación or anticipación I made my appointment one month in advance concerté mi cita con un mes de antelación thanking you in advance agradeciéndole de antemano su atención I sent my books in advance mandé antes los libros in advance of I arrived well in advance of my friends llegué mucho antes que mis amigos they were one mile in advance of the enemy estaban una milla por delante del enemigo a woman in advance of her time una mujer de ideas muy avanzadas para su época, una mujer que se adelantó a su época

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Word of the day mandíbula
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jaw …
Cultural fact of the day

Today is Fiesta de Santiago (St James' Day). The famous Camino de Santiago, the pilgrimage of thousands of people from all over Spain and many other parts of Europe to the holy city of Santiago de Compostela, takes place in the week leading up to St James' Day, 25 July. The city also has its fiestas around this time. The streets are full of musicians and performers for two weeks of celebrations culminating in the Festival del Apóstol.

There are 3 translations of advance in Spanish:

advance3

adj

(before n)
  • 1.1 (ahead of time) the advance publicity for a product la promoción previa al lanzamiento de un producto advance booking is essential es imprescindible hacer la reserva por anticipado or con anticipación advance booking office venta anticipada de localidades advance copy [Publ] ejemplar (m) de anticipo advance notice [Law] preaviso (m), aviso (m) previo they arrived without any advance warning o notice llegaron de improviso or sin previo aviso advance payment pago (m) anticipado or (por) adelantado 1.2 (ahead in space) advance guard avanzada (f) an advance party of troops/explorers una avanzada or avanzadilla de tropas/exploradores advance man (AmE) [Pol] relaciones (m) públicas advance man o agent (AmE) [Theat] agente (m)

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Word of the day mandíbula
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jaw …
Cultural fact of the day

Today is Fiesta de Santiago (St James' Day). The famous Camino de Santiago, the pilgrimage of thousands of people from all over Spain and many other parts of Europe to the holy city of Santiago de Compostela, takes place in the week leading up to St James' Day, 25 July. The city also has its fiestas around this time. The streets are full of musicians and performers for two weeks of celebrations culminating in the Festival del Apóstol.