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FURTHERANCE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does furtherance mean? 

FURTHERANCE (noun)
  The noun FURTHERANCE has 2 senses:

1. encouragement of the progress or growth or acceptance of something
2. the advancement of some enterprise

  Familiarity information: FURTHERANCE used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


FURTHERANCE (noun)


Sense 1furtherance [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Encouragement of the progress or growth or acceptance of something

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Synonyms:

advancement; furtherance; promotion

Hypernyms ("furtherance" is a kind of...):

encouragement (the expression of approval and support)


Sense 2furtherance [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The advancement of some enterprise

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

forwarding; furtherance; promotion

Context example:

his experience in marketing resulted in the forwarding of his career

Hypernyms ("furtherance" is a kind of...):

advancement; progress (gradual improvement or growth or development)


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