Example sentences for: advancement

How can you use “advancement” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • You're right about the police: The criteria for advancement in the department should be changed now that the crime rate has dropped.

  • For the most part, the book consists of a rewriting of history, from the dawn of time, with the purpose of demonstrating two main themes: the “fact” that women were responsible for all the important contributions to the advancement of civilization (as the development of agriculture, for instance), often despite the arrogance and stupidity of men; and the “fact” that women have long been subjected to domination by men.

  • No longer was putting on one's face seen as a matter of individuality, dignity, or even racial advancement (moving to Northern cities in the Great Migration of the 1930s, '40s, and '50s, many former sharecroppers saw applying cosmetics as a step toward participating in the wider American culture).

  • But the arrival in the mail of a flier from the Society for the Advancement of Judaism may force me to rethink my proselytizing position.

  • An inside piece at the Times explains one factor behind Defense Secretary William Cohen's recent call to raise military pay: lured by high salaries and quality of life, juicier retirement packages, and limitless opportunity for advancement, officers trained in finance and technology are retreating to the private sector.

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