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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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This collateral backed model gives business owners access to more capital, which can be used to buyout multiple advances at once.
A review of these cases may lead one to conclude that whether the cash advance is a loan may be in the eye of the beholder.
Rapid advances in large-scale data collection and analysis have given scientists a global yet detailed view of cellular processes, instead of focusing on individual molecules or a small number of interacting molecules.
The current proposal for implementation in the United States is contained in an interagency advance notice of proposed rulemaking, published in the Federal Register on August 4, 2003 (vol.
The goal of this short paper is to highlight some of the skills and technological advances that have changed the way special collections are preserved in reference to these two approaches: item-level conservation and collections conservation.
* The speed of the advance was overwhelming, offering no time for the enemy to make decisions and counter our moves;
All of these advances make this an exciting time for physicians who are involved in the multidisciplinary management of head and neck cancers.
But here's the rub: Traditional survey analysis may lead you to implement tactics that do not advance your organization's business goals.
Some of this educational attainment, Cohen shows, was due to advances among the minority Jewish and Protestant populations.
Co-publishing deals can offer songwriters sizable advances and substantial services, but they also offer publishers one major benefit: long-term earnings.
The Growth of Facilities Management: With all of the advances in technology, the facilities management field has experienced explosive growth.
The Tax Court agreed with the Service's position and held that Westpac was required to include the cash advances in income in the year of receipt.

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