"avanzadas" can be a verb. You can see the conjugations below.

avanzar
intransitive verb
1. to advance (moverse)
  • las tropas continúan avanzando -> the troops are still advancing
  • el tráfico no avanzaba -> the traffic wasn't moving
2. to make progress (progresar)
  • está avanzando mucho en sus estudios -> she's making very good progress with her studies
  • esta tecnología avanza a gran velocidad -> this technology is developing very quickly
3. to pass (tiempo)
  • el tiempo avanza muy deprisa -> time passes quickly
  • a medida que avanza el siglo -> as the century draws on
transitive verb
4. to move forward (adelantar)
5. (noticias)
  • avanzar algo a alguien -> to inform somebody of something in advance

avanzar [ah-van-thar’]
verb neuter
1. To advance, to attack, to engage, to come on. (n)
2. To have a balance in one’s favor. (n)
article & verb transitive
3. To advance, to push forward.
4. To vomit, to throw up. (Caribbean)
verb reflexive
5. To advance, to move on, to push on.
  • No avanzo nada, I’m not making any headway. Avanzar a velocidad máxim -> (Comp.), to hurtle

avanzar
verbo:transitivo
1 (mover) to move forward; advance
avanzó la ficha cuatro casillas he moved the counter forward four spaces; he advanced the counter four spaces; avanza un poco tu silla move your chair forward a bit
2 [+dinero] to advance
3 [+opinión, propuesta] to put forward
4 [+resultado] to predict; [+predicción] to make
5 (Caribe) (vomitar) to vomit
verbo:intransitivo
1 (ir hacia adelante) to advance; move forward
el ejército avanzó de madrugada the army advanced o moved forward at dawn; no me esperéis, seguid avanzando don't wait for me, carry on
2 (progresar) to make progress
estudio mucho pero no avanzo I work hard but I don't make any progress o headway; ha avanzado mucho en química she has made great progress in chemistry
desde que estuviste en Londres has avanzado mucho en tu inglés
las conversaciones de paz no parecen avanzar the peace talks do not seem to be progressing o making (any) progress; la genética avanza a ritmo vertiginoso genetics is progressing o advancing at a dizzy speed
el plan de empleo avanza con lentitud
3 [+noche, invierno] to draw on; approach
verbo:pronominal
avanzarse
avanzarse algo (Centroamérica) (México) to steal sth

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