Translation of advance in Spanish:
- 1 1.1 (move forward)(person/vehicle/troops)to advance
onsomebodyavanzarold age is fast advancing on me haciaalguienlos años se me están echando encima rápidamenteto advance on a city (Military)avanzar sobre una ciudadExample sentences1.2
also: advancing present participlea man of advancing yearsun hombre entrado en años or de edad avanzada
- 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.
- 2 2.1 (make progress)Example sentences2.2 (be promoted)
- 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.
- 2 2.1 (further)(interests/cause)2.2 (promote) [formal]
presentar(opinion)the solutions advanced by socialists
darlas soluciones que proponen los socialistasExample sentences
- 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.
- 3 3.1 (bring forward in time)(date/meeting/clock)
Example sentences3.2 to advance somebody something
- 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.
anticiparle or adelantarle algo a alguienExample sentences
- 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.
- 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.
- 1 countable or uncountable (forward movement — of person, army, vehicle)(— of time) paso (masculine)with the advance of old agecon el paso de los años
a medida que envejece ( or envejecía etc)Example sentences
- 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 countable or uncountable (of civilization, science, knowledge) a great advance in technologyun gran avance tecnológicoa huge advance on previous techniquesun gran avance con respecto a las técnicas anterioresany advance on (that offer of) $100?¿alguien da or ofrece más de 100 dólares?Example sentences
- 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.
- 3also: advances plural(overtures)insinuaciones (feminine plural)to make advances to somebodyhacerle insinuaciones a alguien
insinuársele a alguienExample sentences
- 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 countable 4.1 (early payment) advance
onsomethingthey gave me an advance of £100 on my salaryme adelantaron 100 libras del sueldo4.2 (loan)
me dieron un adelanto or anticipo de 100 libras a cuenta del sueldoExample sentences
- 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 advanceto pay in advancepagar por adelantado or por anticipadotickets are $10 in advancelas entradas cuestan 10 dólares si se compran por adelantadoit was planned well in advancese planeó con mucha antelación or anticipaciónI made my appointment one month in advanceconcerté mi cita con un mes de antelaciónthanking you in advanceagradeciéndole de antemano su atenciónI sent my books in advancemandé antes los librosin advance ofI arrived well in advance of my friendsllegué mucho antes que mis amigosthey were one mile in advance of the enemyestaban una milla por delante del enemigoa woman in advance of her timeuna mujer de ideas muy avanzadas para su época
una mujer que se adelantó a su época
adjective before noun
- 1.1 (ahead of time) the advance publicity for a productla promoción previa al lanzamiento de un productoadvance booking is essentiales imprescindible hacer la reserva por anticipado or con anticipaciónadvance booking office advance copy (of a book)ejemplar (masculine) de anticipoadvance notice (Law)preaviso (masculine)they arrived without any advance warning o notice
aviso (masculine) previollegaron de improviso or sin previo avisoadvance paymentpago (masculine) anticipado or (por) adelantado1.2 (ahead in space)an advance party of troops/explorersuna avanzada or avanzadilla de tropas/exploradoresadvance man (American English) (Politics) advance man o agent (American English) (Theater)
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