advancement
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advancement(
uhd
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vahns
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mihnt
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (breakthrough)
a. el avance
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Our partnership with a foreign university led to spectacular advancements in cold fusion.La asociación con una universidad extranjera condujo a espectaculares avances en la fusión fría.
2. (promotion)
a. el ascenso
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Oscar's rapid advancement in the company was due to his hard work and pleasant personality.El ascenso rápido de Oscar en la empresa se debió a su trabajo arduo y su carácter agradable.
3. (improvement)
a. el fomento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The organization works with people in several countries for the advancement of girls' education.La organización trabaja con personas de varios países para el fomento de la educación de niñas.
b. el progreso
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The advancements achieved in the design and development of IT infrastructures are astounding.Los progresos logrados en el diseño y el desarrollo de infraestructuras informáticas son sorprendentes.
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advancement [ədˈvɑːnsmənt]
noun
1 (furthering) fomento (m)
2 (improvement) progreso (m)
3 (in rank) ascenso (m)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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