Advance


Advance
Advance Ad*vance", a. Before in place, or beforehand in time; -- used for advanced; as, an advance guard, or that before the main guard or body of an army; advance payment, or that made before it is due; advance proofs, advance sheets, pages of a forthcoming volume, received in advance of the time of publication. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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