Meaning of ADVANCED in English



Function: adjective

Date: 1534

1 : far on in time or course <a man advanced in years>

2 a : being beyond others in progress or ideas <tastes a bit too advanced for the times> b : being beyond the elementary or introductory < advanced chemistry> c : greatly developed beyond an initial stage <the most advanced scientific methods> < advanced weapons systems> d : much evolved from an early ancestral type <bees and other advanced insects> < advanced traits>

Merriam Webster Collegiate English Dictionary.      Merriam Webster - Энциклопедический словарь английского языка.