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    Definition of advancing in English Dictionary

  • NounPLadvancingsSUF-ing
    1. The act of proceeding forward; an advance.
    2. Verb
      1. present participle of advance.
      2. More Examples
        1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
          • The British, having cleared the open field, now faced the problem of advancing through the trees into the sniper fire of several hundred Virginia militia.
          • The same secludedness and isolation to which the schoolmaster whale betakes himself in his advancing years, is true of all aged Sperm Whales.
          • Such a progressive shift to prefrontally mediated executive processes may account for the increasing link between processing speed and myelin in anterior regions with advancing age.
      • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
        1. Nouns
          • Countable nouns
          • Verbs
            • Verb forms
              • Participles
                • Present participles
          Related Links:
          1. en advancings
          2. en advancingly
          Source: Wiktionary
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          Meaning of advancing for the defined word.

          Grammatically, this word "advancing" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun. It's also a verb, more specifically, a verb form.
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