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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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Notable advancers outside the PSEi were newly listed companies Wilcon (+5.
Decliners overwhelmed advancers 682 to 180, while 23 stocks ended unchanged.
There were 91 advancers, slightly eclipsed by 101 decliners; while 43 stocks were unchanged.
Decliners overwhelmed advancers 453 to 352 while three issues closed unchanged.
There were 108 decliners and 93 advancers while 42 stocks were unchanged.
Advancers led decliners 739 to 106 with 43 others remaining unchanged.
There were 108 decliners that edged out 93 advancers while 42 stocks were unchanged.
Advancers edged decliners 418 to 411, with 61 remaining unchanged.

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