ADVANCEMENT in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of ADVANCEMENT
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
 n.  progress; promotion; forward step; improvement
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  He was too busy, too practical, and above all too much preoccupied with his own advancement, to indulge in such unprofitable asides.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 11
2  Kennicott's land-deals were both financial advancement and favorite game.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
3  The race regardless of advancement is penned into filthy, stifling partitions cut off from smoking cars.
Southern Horrors By Ida B. Wells-Barnett
Get Context   In IV
4  He had met Montel, who was doing everything toward his advancement.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In XX
5  My lieutenant, for instance, is a man of wonderful courage and enterprise; he is madly desirous of glory, or rather, to word my phrase more characteristically, of advancement in his profession.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Letter 2
6  Their means were as different as their objects, and equally suited to the advancement of each.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 19
7  Our difference of opinion amounts to this, that you make the mainspring self-interest, while I suppose that interest in the common weal is bound to exist in every man of a certain degree of advancement.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 3: Chapter 6
8  Human advancement is not a mere question of almsgiving, but rather of sympathy and cooperation among classes who would scorn charity.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Get Context   In IX
9  Those who constantly direct attention to the Negro youth's moral weaknesses, and compare his advancement with that of white youths, do not consider the influence of the memories which cling about the old family homesteads.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter II.
10  He knew that the people in the North who gave money gave it for the purpose of helping the whole cause of Negro civilization, and not merely for the advancement of any one school.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter XII.
11  Madeleine perceived the advancement which he had obtained, by the more numerous courtesies of the old women and the more plentiful smiles of the young ones.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
12  Well, you have this excuse: advancement, the opening campaign, the opportunity which I offer you--so much for the world.
Get Context   In 40 A TERRIBLE VISION
13  I don't believe in the world, not in money, nor in advancement, nor in the future of our civilization.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 18
14  He foresaw so clearly the consequences of this imprudence that with considerable reluctance he decided to ask Andrew Hale for a small advance on his load.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In IV
15  The latter did not know how to begin, but at length he managed to bring out his request for an advance of fifty dollars.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In IV
Example Sentence: (96 in 7 pages)
16  He who does not advance loses ground.
17  You will be at an advantage if you have thought about the interview questions in advance.
18  We need advance notice of the numbers involved.
19  The left wing,having deployed into line,began to advance.
20  Unlike child care considerations, which often can be planned months in advance, eldercare issues often occur without warning.
21  People pay in advance for a coffee meant for someone who cannot afford a warm beverage.
22  You must pay for the ticket in advance.
23  Students are asked to prepare material in advance of each weekly seminar.
24  Tickets must be bought seven days in advance, with outward and return journey dates specified.
25  Customers are advised to make seat reservations well in advance.
26  Football games often sell out well in advance.
27  Users advance through the program by answering a series of questions.
28  This treatment represents a significant advance in the field of cancer research.
29  It is therefore advisable for the expatriate to give advance notice to the school of when places are required.
30  She was in advance throughout the race.