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advance

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UK [əd'vɑːns]
  • n.进展;进步;提高;预付款
  • v.提前;进步;促进;预付
  • adj.先遣队;预先的;事先的;先头部队
  • Web前进;推进
Past Participle:advanced  Present Participle:advancing  Simple Present:advances  
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n.
向前移动forward movement
1.
[c]
(尤指武装部队的)前进,行进the forward movement of a group of people, especially armed forces
We feared that an advance on the capital would soon follow.
我们担心接下来会马上向首都推进。
发展development
2.
[c][u]
~ (in sth)
进步;进展progress or a development in a particular activity or area of understanding
recent advances in medical science
医学的最新进展
We live in an age of rapid technological advance.
我们生活在技术迅猛发展的时代。
金钱money
3.
[c][ususing]
预付款money paid for work before it has been done or money paid earlier than expected
They offered an advance of £5 000 after the signing of the contract.
他们在合同签订后预付了 5 000 英镑。
She asked for an advance on her salary.
她要求预支薪金。
两性sexual
4.
[pl]
勾引;求爱;追求attempts to start a sexual relationship with sb
He had made advances to one of his students.
他曾追求过他的一个学生。
涨价price increase
5.
[c]
~ (on sth)
(价格、价值的)上涨,提高an increase in the price or value of sth
Share prices showed significant advances.
股票价格大幅上涨。
IDM
a week/month/year in advance
提前一星期╱一个月╱一年
It's cheaper if you book the tickets in advance.
预订票要便宜一些。
People were evacuated from the coastal regions in advance of the hurricane.
飓风袭来之前,沿海地带的人已经撤离。
Galileo's ideas were well in advance of the age in which he lived.
伽利略的思想远远超越了他所处的时代。
in advance (of sth)
(时间上)在…前;预先;事先before the time that is expected; before sth happens
a week/month/year in advance
提前一星期╱一个月╱一年
It's cheaper if you book the tickets in advance.
预订票要便宜一些。
People were evacuated from the coastal regions in advance of the hurricane.
飓风袭来之前,沿海地带的人已经撤离。
(发展上)超前more developed than sb/sth else
Galileo's ideas were well in advance of the age in which he lived.
伽利略的思想远远超越了他所处的时代。
v.
向前移动move forward
1.
[i]
(为了进攻、威胁等)前进,行进to move forward towards sb/sth, often in order to attack or threaten them or it
The troops were finally given the order to advance.
部队终于接到前进的命令。
They had advanced 20 miles by nightfall.
夜幕降临时,他们已推进了 20 英里。
the advancing Allied troops
节节挺进的盟军部队
The mob advanced on us, shouting angrily.
暴民愤怒地喊叫着向我们逼近。
发展develop
2.
[i][t]
(知识、技术等)发展,进步if knowledge, technology, etc.advances , it develops and improves
Our knowledge of the disease has advanced considerably over recent years.
近年来我们对这种疾病的了解深入多了。
This research has done much to advance our understanding of language learning.
这项研究大大提高了我们对语言学习的认识。
促进help to succeed
3.
[t]
促进;推动to help sth to succeed
Studying for new qualifications is one way of advancing your career.
为提高学历而进修是促进事业发展的一个办法。
They worked together to advance the cause of democracy.
他们合力推动民主事业。
金钱money
4.
[t]
预付to give sb money before the time it would usually be paid
We are willing to advance the money to you.
我们愿意预付款给你。
We will advance you the money.
我们将把款项预付给你。
建议suggest
5.
[t]
~ sth
提出(想法、理论、计划)to suggest an idea, a theory, or a plan for other people to discuss
The article advances a new theory to explain changes in the climate.
这篇文章提出了一个解释气候变化的新理论。
提前make earlier
6.
[t]
~ sth
提前;提早to change the time or date of an event so that it takes place earlier
The date of the trial has been advanced by one week.
审判日期提前了一星期。
向前移动move forward
7.
[i][t]
向前推(至下一步);(使)向前移动to move forward to a later part of sth; to move sth forward to a later part
Users advance through the program by answering a series of questions.
用户通过回答一系列问题,逐步完成整个程序。
This button advances the tape to the beginning of the next track.
这个按钮可使录音带转到下一首歌曲的开头。
增加increase
8.
[i]
上涨;增加to increase in price or amount
Oil shares advanced amid economic recovery hopes.
在一片经济复苏的希望中石油股票价格上涨。
adj.
1.
预先的;事先的done or given before sth is going to happen
Please give us advance warning of any changes.
如有变动,请事先通知我们。
We need advance notice of the numbers involved.
我们需要事先知道涉及的数量。
No advance booking is necessary on most departures.
大多数起程票无须预订。
2.
~ party/team
先遣队;先头部队a group of people who go somewhere first, before the main group

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