furtherance
noun Date: 15th century the act of furthering ; advancement

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  • 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,… …   Law dictionary

  • 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

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

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

  • furtherance — ► NOUN ▪ the advancement of a scheme or interest …   English terms dictionary

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

  • 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

  • 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

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

  • 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 …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 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

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