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ADVAdvertisement
ADVAdverb
ADVAdvance/Advanced
ADVAdvantage (tennis)
ADVAdvertising (various organizations)
ADVAdvent
ADVAdvancement
ADVAdvise
ADVAdvocate
ADVAverage Daily Volume (trading)
ADVAdversus (Latin: Against)
ADVAdeno-Associated Virus
ADVAd Vision (American Anime Licensing Co.)
ADVArbeitsgemeinschaft für Datenverarbeitung
ADVAdministration des Ventes (French)
ADVAlliance pour les Droits de la Vie (French: Alliance for Human Life; est. 1993)
ADVArbeitsgemeinschaft der Vermessungsverwaltungen der Länder der Bundesrepublik Deutschland (German: Working Committee of the Surveying Authorities of the States of the Federal Republic of Germany)
ADVArbeidsduurverkorting
ADVAir Defense Variant
ADVAutomatic Diluent Valve (diving rebreather)
ADVAujeszky's Disease Virus
ADVAdaptive Distance Vector
ADVAdenovims
ADVAtmospheric Dump Valve
ADVAscent/Descent Vehicle
ADVArea Denial to Vehicles
ADVAbstract Design View
ADVAssociation of Dunkirk Veterans
ADVArbeitsgemeinschaft Deutscher Verkehrsflughäfen (German: Working Group of German Commercial Airports)
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No sooner had the beautiful Madame Rabourdin decided to interfere in her husband's administrative advancement than she fathomed Clement des Lupeaulx's true character, and studied him thoughtfully to discover whether in this thin strip of deal there were ligneous fibres strong enough to let her lightly trip across it from the bureau to the department, from a salary of eight thousand a year to twelve thousand.
I do not think that any honorable cavalier could ask for better chance of advancement than might be had by spurring forth before the army and riding to the gateways of Narbonne, or Bergerac or Mont Giscar, where some courteous gentleman would ever be at wait to do what he might to meet your wish or ease you of your vow.
and in his youth it was no uncommon thing for a cavalier to abide for weeks at such a point, holding gentle debate with all comers, to his own advancement and the great honor of his lady.
But Bacon's most important work, as we have already implied, was not in the field of pure literature but in the general advancement of knowledge, particularly knowledge of natural science; and of this great service we must speak briefly.
What may be called the first part appeared originally in English in 1605 and is known by the abbreviated title, 'The Advancement of Learning'; the expanded Latin form has the title, 'De Augmentis Scientiarum.
After remaining ten years Attache (several years after the lamented Lord Binkie's demise), and finding the advancement slow, he at length gave up the diplomatic service in some disgust, and began to turn country gentleman.
Our difference of opinion amounts to this, that you make the mainspring self-interest, while I suppose that interest in the common weal is bound to exist in every man of a certain degree of advancement.
My lieutenant, for instance, is a man of wonderful courage and enterprise; he is madly desirous of glory, or rather, to word my phrase more characteristically, of advancement in his profession.
Also, to declare how astounded I have been by the amazing changes I have seen around me on every side, - changes moral, changes physical, changes in the amount of land subdued and peopled, changes in the rise of vast new cities, changes in the growth of older cities almost out of recognition, changes in the graces and amenities of life, changes in the Press, without whose advancement no advancement can take place anywhere.
in Hornsey, Highgate, Brixton, and Camberwell--they cannot but entertain a lively sense of the inestimable benefits which must inevitably result from carrying the speculations of that learned man into a wider field, from extending his travels, and, consequently, enlarging his sphere of observation, to the advancement of knowledge, and the diffusion of learning.
Mr Swiveller heard this account with a degree of admiration not altogether consistent with the project in which he had just concurred, but his friend attached very little importance to his behavior in this respect, probably because he knew that he had influence sufficient to control Richard Swiveller's proceedings in this or any other matter, whenever he deemed it necessary, for the advancement of his own purposes, to exert it.
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