furtherance


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fur·ther·ance

 (fûr′thər-əns)
n.
The act of furthering, advancing, or helping forward: the furtherance of research.

furtherance

(ˈfɜːðərəns)
n
1. the act of furthering; advancement
2. something that furthers or advances

fur•ther•ance

(ˈfɜr ðər əns)

n.
the act of furthering; promotion; advancement.
[1400–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.furtherance - encouragement of the progress or growth or acceptance of something
encouragement - the expression of approval and support
2.furtherance - the advancement of some enterprise; "his experience in marketing resulted in the forwarding of his career"
progress, advancement - gradual improvement or growth or development; "advancement of knowledge"; "great progress in the arts"

furtherance

noun promotion, backing, development, championship, carrying-out, boosting, prosecution, pursuit, advancement, advocacy The thing that matters is the furtherance of research.

furtherance

noun
Translations

furtherance

[ˈfɜːðərəns] Npromoción f, fomento m

furtherance

[ˈfɜːrðərəns] n (= advancement) [career, research] → avancement m; [interests] → promotion ffurther education nenseignement m postscolaire (recyclage, formation professionnelle)further education college ncentre m de formation continue

furtherance

nFörderung f; in furtherance of somethingzur Förderung einer Sache (gen)

furtherance

[ˈfɜːðrns] n in furtherance of stha favore di qc
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Well, I feigned courtship of Miss Ingram, because I wished to render you as madly in love with me as I was with you; and I knew jealousy would be the best ally I could call in for the furtherance of that end.
Magdalen followed him, on her way back to the servants' offices, having heard nothing in the conversation of the slightest importance to the furtherance of her own design, from the first word of it to the last.
He knew, as every one employed as he was did, that he was never safe; that flight was impossible; that he was tied fast under the shadow of the axe; and that in spite of his utmost tergiversation and treachery in furtherance of the reigning terror, a word might bring it down upon him.
Having undertaken for the Glory of God, and Advancement of the Christian Faith, and the Honour of our King and Country, a Voyage to plant the first colony in the Northerne Parts of Virginia; doe, by these Presents, solemnly and mutually in the Presence of God and one of another, covenant and combine ourselves together into a civill Body Politick, for our better Ordering and Preservation, and Furtherance of the Ends aforesaid; And by Virtue hereof do enact, constitute, and frame, such just and equall Laws, Ordinances, Acts, Constitutions, and Offices, from time to time, as shall be thought most meete and convenient for the Generall Good of the Colonie; unto which we promise all due Submission and Obedience.
What words did I utter, or what counsels did I give that had not the furtherance of thy honour and welfare for their aim?
To his house, then, did Minerva hie in furtherance of the return of Ulysses.
The gods would have Mercury slayer of Argus steal the body, but in furtherance of our peace and amity henceforward, I will concede such honour to your son as I will now tell you.
Whether out of compassion for them, or in furtherance of his own self-interests, it would be difficult to say.
Two years after this visit a letter came to Tuskegee from this man, which read like this: "Enclosed I send you a New York draft for ten thousand dollars, to be used in furtherance of your work.
It was plainer now than ever that his notion of remaining much longer a bachelor had been a mistake: marriage would not be an obstruction but a furtherance.
Von Horn had been particularly anxious, for the furtherance of certain plans he had in mind, to effect a reconciliation with Number Thirteen, to reach a basis of friendship with the young man, and had left no stone unturned to accomplish this result.
Is it possible that you can have avoided seeing, that these libertines, in their utter disrespect for you, and utter disregard of all gentlemanly behaviour, and almost of decency, have had but one object in introducing themselves here, and that the furtherance of their designs upon a friendless, helpless girl, who, without this humiliating confession, might have hoped to receive from one so much her senior something like womanly aid and sympathy?