Avaunce
Avaunce \A*vaunce"\ ([.a]*v[add]ns"), v. t. & i. [See {Advance}.] To advance; to profit. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

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  • advance — [13] Advance originated in the Latin adverb abante ‘before’ (source of, among others, French avant and Italian avanti), which in turn was based on ab ‘from’ and ante ‘before’. In post classical times a verb, *abantiāre, seems to have been formed… …   The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • advance — [c]/ədˈvæns / (say uhd vans), / ˈvans/ (say vahns) verb (advanced, advancing) –verb (t) 1. to move or bring forwards in place: the troops were advanced to the new position. 2. to bring to view or notice; propose: *The arguments he advances don t… …   Australian English dictionary

  • advance — [13] Advance originated in the Latin adverb abante ‘before’ (source of, among others, French avant and Italian avanti), which in turn was based on ab ‘from’ and ante ‘before’. In post classical times a verb, *abantiāre, seems to have been formed… …   Word origins

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