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Pronunciation:  'furdhuruns

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the advancement of some enterprise; "his experience in marketing resulted in the forwarding of his career"
  2. [n]  encouragement of the progress or growth or acceptance of something

FURTHERANCE is a 11 letter word that starts with F.


 Synonyms: advancement, forwarding, promotion, promotion
 See Also: advancement, encouragement, progress



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Fur"ther*ance\, n.
The act of furthering or helping forward; promotion;
advancement; progress.

      I know that I shall abide and continue with you all for
      your furthersnce and joy of faith.       --Phil. i. 25.

      Built of furtherance and pursuing, Not of spent deeds,
      but of doing.                            --Emerson.

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