furtherance

  • 1 furtherance — I noun advancement, advocacy, aid, amelioration, assistance, behalf, betterment, championship, change for better, cooperation, course, defense, development, favor, gain, growth, headway, help, improvement, lift, longevity, preferment, progress,… …

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  • 2 Furtherance — Fur ther*ance, n. The act of furthering or helping forward; promotion; advancement; progress. [1913 Webster] I know that I shall abide and continue with you all for your furthersnce and joy of faith. Phil. i. 25. [1913 Webster] Built of… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 furtherance — mid 15c., from FURTHER (Cf. further) + ANCE (Cf. ance) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 4 furtherance — [n] advancement advocacy, backing, boosting, carrying out, championship, progress, progression, promotion, prosecution, pursuit; concepts 110,704 Ant. blockage, curtailment, delay, hindrance, impediment, stoppage …

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  • 5 furtherance — ► NOUN ▪ the advancement of a scheme or interest …

    English terms dictionary

  • 6 furtherance — [fʉr′thər əns] n. [ME] a furthering, or helping forward; advancement; promotion …

    English World dictionary

  • 7 furtherance — fur|ther|ance [ˈfə:ðərəns US ˈfə:r ] n [U] formal the act or process of helping something progress or be done furtherance of ▪ the furtherance of science in furtherance of sth ▪ Staff are encouraged to use information resources in furtherance of… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 8 furtherance — noun (U) formal 1 the furtherance of the development or progress of something: the furtherance of science 2 in furtherance of in order to help something progress or become complete …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 9 furtherance — n. in furtherance of * * * [ fɜːð(ə)rəns] in furtherance of …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 10 furtherance — fur|ther|ance [ fɜrð(ə)rəns ] noun uncount FORMAL the process of helping something develop successfully: He devoted his life to the furtherance of peace. The government has pledged to spend the money in furtherance of its education policy …

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  • 11 furtherance — [[t]fɜ͟ː(r)ðərəns[/t]] N UNCOUNT: N of n The furtherance of something is the activity of helping it to be successful or be achieved. [FORMAL] The thing that matters is the furtherance of research in this country. Syn: advancement …

    English dictionary

  • 12 furtherance — noun the furtherance of his business interests Syn: promotion, furthering, advancement, forwarding, development, facilitation, aiding, assisting, helping, abetting; hastening, acceleration, boosting, encouragement, cultivation, nurturing,… …

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  • 13 furtherance — UK [ˈfɜː(r)ðərəns] / US [ˈfɜrð(ə)rəns] noun [uncountable] formal the process of helping something to develop successfully The government has pledged to spend the money in furtherance of its education policy …

    English dictionary

  • 14 furtherance — noun Date: 15th century the act of furthering ; advancement …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 15 furtherance — /ferr dheuhr euhns/, n. the act of furthering; promotion; advancement. [1400 50; late ME fortheraunce. See FURTHER, ANCE] * * * …

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  • 16 furtherance — noun a) The act of furthering or helping forward b) Promotion …

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  • 17 furtherance — Synonyms and related words: Great Leap Forward, accomplishment, advance, advancement, advancing, advocacy, advocating, aid, amelioration, amendment, amplification, ascent, assistance, backing, bettering, betterment, blossoming, boost, boosting,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 18 furtherance — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. advancement, promotion, progression; see improvement 1 , progress 1 . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun Forward movement: advance, advancement, headway, march1, progress, progression. See BETTER, FORWARD …

    English dictionary for students

  • 19 furtherance — fur·ther·ance || fÉœrðərÉ™ns / fɜːð n. promotion, advancement, encouragement …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 20 furtherance — noun the advancement of a scheme or interest …

    English new terms dictionary