n.前进, 进展, 预付金
v.前进, 预付, 增长
There have been great advances in medicine in the last ten years.
The date of the meeting has been advanced from Friday to Monday.
It is a popular show, so advance booking is essential.
The report advances the suggestion that safety standards should be improved.
1. 使向前移动; 推进, 促进
The president has done his utmost to advance the national interest.
The date of the meeting was advanced by four days.
We will advance him some money for traveling expenses.
The theory was advanced by an American professor.
5. 提升; 提高(价格)
He was soon advanced to the position of CEO.
The bank advanced him 20, 000 dollars to start his business.
1. 前进; 向前移动[(+on/upon/against)]
She advanced on him silently.
2. 进展; 进步
We had greatly advanced in our knowledge of the world.
He advanced shortly to a full professor.
Rice has advanced fifteen cents a pound.
The advance of the enemy troops was halted by a heavy snow.
Remarkable advances have been made in space science.
3. 增长; 增高; 擢升[C]
Her colleagues were all surprised at her rapid advance in the company.
4. 预付; 预付款[C][(+on)]
He was given an advance of fifty dollars on his salary.
5. 友好表示; 殷勤[P]
He did not respond to her advances.
We sent advance copies of the new course book to the teacher and the students who were to use it.
2. 预先的, 事先的
I have received an advance payment.
The guard of honor marched in advance.
I ought to have told you in advance.
in advance of
He walked in advance of his wife.