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advanced

adjective
     
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ad‧vanced W3
1 very modern:
advanced weapon systems
advanced technology
high levels of unemployment in the advanced industrial societies
2SES studying or dealing with a school subject at a difficult level:
advanced learners of English
advanced physics
3 having reached a late point in time or development:
The disease was too far advanced to be treated.
4

advanced age/years

used to talk about the age of someone who is old:
Despite his advanced age, he often travelled abroad.

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