advance

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ədˈvɑːns/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ædˈvæns/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(ad vans, -väns)


Inflections of 'advance' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
advances
v 3rd person singular
advancing
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
advanced
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
advanced
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
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advance

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. a small (pay) advance
  2. a military advance
  3. the [soldier's, rebel's, military's] advance (on)
  4. their advance was [halted, stopped, slowed] (by)
  5. during the advance on [Saigon]
  6. need an advance of my [pay check, next month's salary]
  7. need an advance for [my rent, a new car, food]
  8. received an advance for his [novel, work, script]
  9. paid her an advance of [$2000]
  10. any advance on [$30]?
  11. made an advance (on me)
  12. was making advances to her
  13. an advance toward the [enemy, coast, border]
  14. [let me know, call, buy your tickets] in advance
adj
  1. (without) advance [notice, warning, instructions]
  2. was given advance [notice, warning] (about)
  3. [discount, free items] for advance payment
  4. an advance [copy, viewing]
  5. the advance guard
  6. buy an advance [ticket, pass] (for)
v
  1. advance [with caution, carefully, slowly]
  2. advance in the line
  3. advance in [your career, in the company]
  4. [troops, army] advanced on [Stalingrad, the enemy]
  5. advance [from, towards, through, over, into]
  6. advance through [time, the years, generations]
  7. [dedicated, committed, devoted] to advancing
  8. advance [humanity, society, the nation, your career]
  9. [failed, efforts] to advance (the) [negotiations, talks]
  10. advance the [understanding, development, cause] of
  11. advanced the theory [that, of]
  12. advanced me the [money, cash, rent, payment]
  13. advanced to [president, CEO]
additional examples
  1. advance [with caution, carefully, slowly]
  2. a small (pay) advance
  3. (without) advance [notice, warning, instructions]
  4. advance in the line
  5. a military advance
  6. was given advance [notice, warning] (about)
  7. advance in [your career, in the company]
  8. the [soldier's, rebel's, military's] advance (on)
  9. [discount, free items] for advance payment
  10. [troops, army] advanced on [Stalingrad, the enemy]
  11. their advance was [halted, stopped, slowed] (by)
  12. an advance [copy, viewing]
  13. advance [from, towards, through, over, into]
  14. during the advance on [Saigon]
  15. the advance guard
  16. advance through [time, the years, generations]
  17. need an advance of my [pay check, next month's salary]
  18. [call, explain, pay] in advance
  19. [dedicated, committed, devoted] to advancing
  20. need an advance for [my rent, a new car, food]
  21. buy an advance [ticket, pass] (for)
  22. advance [humanity, society, the nation, your career]
  23. received an advance for his [novel, work, script]
  24. [failed, efforts] to advance (the) [negotiations, talks]
  25. paid her an advance of [$2000]
  26. advance the [understanding, development, cause] of
  27. any advance on [$30]?
  28. advanced the theory [that, of]
  29. made an advance (on me)
  30. advanced me the [money, cash, rent, payment]
  31. was making advances to her
  32. advanced to [president, CEO]
  33. an advance toward the [enemy, coast, border]
  34. [let me know, call, buy your tickets] in advance
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