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ad·vance

(ad-vants'),
To move forward.
[Fr. avancer, to set forward]

advance

Medspeak
noun A popular term for a step forward in knowledge.
 
Military 
verb To move one’s battle front forward.
 
Surgery
noun The stretching of tissue to cover a defect.

advance

(ăd-vans′) [Fr. avancer, to set forth]
To carry out the surgical procedure of advancement.

ad·vance

(ad-vans)
To move forward.
[Fr. avancer, to set forward]
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Transforming leads into sales is the greatest advantage of Sales Advancer," added Alpert.
Decliners overwhelmed advancers 672 to 192, with 22 issues closing unchanged.
01, while NYSE decliners led advancers 1,697 to 1,350.
Declining issues outnumbered advancers by nearly a 2-to-1 margin on the New York Stock Exchange, where composite volume totaled 952.
Despite the overall decline in the market, advancers are still outpacing decliners on the Big Board by eight to seven, and by 14 to 13 on the Nasdaq.
Decliners were led by banking, consumer financing and land transport companies while advancers included fisheries and forestry, textile and precision machinery sectors.
The overall market breadth for the day was positive with 66 advancers against 52 decliners giving it an AD ratio of 1.
The most notable advancers were insurance, securities, real estate, bank, nonferrous metal and oil-related stocks.
7 trillion won and decliners overwhelmed advancers 633 to 213, with 38 issues closing unchanged.
Declining issues outnumbered advancers by nearly a 4-to-1 margin on the New York Stock Exchange, where composite volume totaled 918.
On the broader market, advancers are outpacing decliners by nearly four to one on the New York Stock Exchange, and by more than three to one on the Nasdaq.
Leading advancers was satellite operator Inmarsat with an 11% gain following new distribution agreements with partners.

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