Definitions for advanced

Definitions for (adj) advanced

Main entry: in advance, advance, advanced

Definition: situated ahead or going before

Usage: an advance party; at that time the most advanced outpost was still east of the Rockies

Main entry: advanced

Definition: (of societies) highly developed especially in technology or industry

Usage: advanced societies; an advanced country technologically

Main entry: advanced, ripe

Definition: far along in time

Usage: a man of advanced age; advanced in years; a ripe old age; the ripe age of 90

Main entry: advanced

Definition: comparatively late in a course of development

Usage: the illness had reached an advanced stage; an advanced state of exhaustion

Main entry: advanced, sophisticated

Definition: ahead in development; complex or intricate

Usage: advanced technology; a sophisticated electronic control system

Main entry: advanced

Definition: at a higher level in training or knowledge or skill

Usage: an advanced degree; an advanced text in physics; special seminars for small groups of advanced students at the University

Main entry: advanced

Definition: farther along in physical or mental development

Usage: the child's skeletal age was classified as `advanced'; children in the advanced classes in elementary school read far above grade average

Main entry: modern, advanced, forward-looking, innovative

Definition: ahead of the times

Usage: the advanced teaching methods; had advanced views on the subject; a forward-looking corporation; is British industry innovative enough?

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