Ad*vanced" (#), a.

1.

In the van or front.

2.

In the front or before others, as regards progress or ideas; as, advanced opinions, advanced thinkers.

3.

Far on in life or time.

A gentleman advanced in years, with a hard experience written in his wrinkles. Hawthorne.

Advanced guard, a detachment of troops which precedes the march of the main body.

 

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