Definition of readvance in English:

readvance

noun

  • An advance after a retreat or withdrawal; a renewed advance; Geology the renewed advance of an ice sheet or glacier.

verb

  • 1with object To advance (a person or thing) again, or to a further extent.

  • 2no object To advance again, or to a further extent.

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in John Brand (1744–1806), antiquary and topographer. From readvance<br>late 16th century; earliest use found in Richard Johnson (fl. 1592–1622), writer. From re- + advance.

Pronunciation

readvance

/ˌriːədˈvans//ˌriːədˈvɑːns/