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Webster's Dictionary [1]

(1): (a.) In the van or front.

(2): (imp. & p. p.) of Advance

(3): (a.) Far on in life or time.

(4): (a.) In the front or before others, as regards progress or ideas; as, advanced opinions, advanced thinkers.

King James Dictionary [2]

Adv'Anced, pp. Moved forward promoted improved furnished beforehand situated in front, or before the rest also old, having reached the decline of life as, advanced in years an advanced age.