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advancements, plural;
  1. The process of promoting a cause or plan
    • - their lives were devoted to the advancement of science
  2. The promotion of a person in rank or status
    • - opportunities for career advancement
  3. Development or improvement
    • - technological advancements

  1. promotion: encouragement of the progress or growth or acceptance of something
  2. progress: the act of moving forward (as toward a goal)
  3. gradual improvement or growth or development; "advancement of knowledge"; "great progress in the arts"
  4. Advancement is a common law doctrine of intestate succession that presumes that gifts given to a person's heir during that person's life are intended as an advance on what that heir would inherit upon the death of the parent. For example, suppose person P had two children, A and B. ...
  5. The act of advancing, or the state of being advanced; progression; improvement; furtherance; promotion to a higher place or dignity; as, the advancement of learning; An advance of money or value; payment in advance; Property given, usually by a parent to a child, in advance of a future distribution
  6. (Advancements) These are gifts made to an heir during one’s life with the intent that said heir’s inheritance be diminished by the amount of the gift.
  7. a procedure by which a measure on the floor is moved to third reading and is no longer subject to amendment in the house in which it is being considered.
  8. Means promotion in rank or status by someone. E.g. He sought advancement in the court. It should not be used other forms of improvement or progress.
  9. A legacy or bequest received during the testator's lifetime
  10. The satisfaction of a testamentary gift prior to the testator's death.  See RCW 11.04.041 regarding advancement in Washington.
  11. a gift given to a living child in anticipation of inheritance
  12. A learner advances from one educational functioning level to the next, based on the scale score change of the assessment administered.
  13. When a gift is given in life which is also mentioned in the will.  Advancement occurs when the jurisdiction deems the gift given in life to be in place of the gift in the will thus nullifying the gift at death.
  14. Movement forward, i.e., the movement from one degree to the next.
  15. for leagues having multiple divisions, there is a procedure for winning teams to move up from lower divisions to higher divisions after a competition has been completed.  Losing teams move down as “relegation.”
  16. I see this as kind of a meta-skill, the skill of learning new skills, which is obviously useful to a primitive human that needs to learn a lot of skills. ...
  17. Common law doctrine that subtracts amounts of inter vivos gifts from an heir's share of decedent's estate (still followed in some states).
  18. A gift of money or property made by a person while alive to his or her child or other legally recognized heir, the value of which the person intends to be deducted from the child's or heir's eventual share in the estate after the giver's death.
  19. Also called leveling up, this is one possible method used in a roleplaying game to allow players to increase their character's abilities after gaining some experience. During an advancement, the game master gives the players more points to spend to improve their characters. ...
  20. To dream of advancing in any engagement, denotes your rapid ascendency to preferment and to the consummation of affairs of the heart. To see others advancing, foretells that friends will hold positions of favor near you.
  21. The process by which a member meets certain requirements
  22. The process by which a Scout or Venturer or Sea Scout or Varsity Scout meets certain requirements and earns recognition. Also, the section of Mustang District program area that provides Scouts and Scouters with trained merit badge counselors and resources. Volunteers needed.
  23. Varsity Scouts use the same advancement program as Boy Scouts. They can also receive the recognitions offered through such programs as the Fifty-Miler Award; Mile Swim, BSA; etc.
  24. The second, highly achievement-oriented career stage in which people focus on increasing their competence. affect The emotional component of an attitude.
  25. The release of capital or assets to a beneficiary out of his notional share of the trust fund, prior to the time when he is entitled to benefit.