Definition for AD-VANCE'MENT


  1. The act of moving forward or proceeding.
  2. The state of being advanced; preferment; promotion, in rank or excellence; the act of promoting.
  3. Settlement on a wife, or jointure.
  4. Provision made by a parent for a child by gift of property, during his, the parent's life, to which the child would be entitled as heir, after his parent's death. – R. M. Sherman.

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