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1Far on or ahead in development or progress.‘negotiations are at an advanced stage’‘the cancer is hopelessly advanced’‘people of advanced years’
- ‘You say you have progressed to the advanced stage of bodybuilding.’
- ‘After that, it is time for the advanced learners to progress to swimming laps around the pool.’
- ‘The hospice has provided care to patients with advanced and progressive life threatening diseases along with support for their relatives and carers since the early 1980s.’
- ‘Many are already on the starting blocks, either in an advanced stage of research and development, or with their first commercial power stations already under construction.’
- ‘Westerhof, who will manage the development said plans are at an advanced stage.’
- ‘Our society has reached its advanced stage of civilisation by developing within a framework of rules, regulations and standards, manifested most obviously in the rule of law.’
- ‘Harry Kehoe, said a number of new varieties, for the seed export trade and the home market, are now at an advanced stage of development at Oak Park.’
- ‘Neither the doctor nor the family can be blamed because the management of patients with an advanced stage of a disease is not yet developed in our country.’
- ‘The committee are at an advanced stage of purchase of four acres to develop this project.’
- ‘The poor survival and high mortality rates are due to presentation in advanced stages, recurrence of the primary and development of second primary tumors.’
- ‘Sources close to the development said the process is currently in advanced stages of talk and is expected to be finalised very soon.’
- ‘A specialised machine that uses the latest in optical and high speed sensor technology to search for skeleton weed is in the advanced stages of development.’
- ‘With the construction of the biggest mall in Soweto already at an advanced stage, developers have revealed the mall's branding and corporate identity.’
- ‘After some months, attention switched to the National Development Plan which was then at an advanced stage of preparation.’
- ‘The company says talks on its new development at an advanced stage’
- ‘The only conclusion is that the ring road is not at an advanced stage where land must be kept free of development.’
- ‘A number of wind projects are at an advanced stage of development while biomass projects are also being progressed.’
- ‘A number of new varieties are at an advanced stage of development and are expected to be launched over the coming years.’
- ‘The move to Vincent Park was at an advanced stage and we went ahead, hoping that the licence would be a formality.’
- ‘The new Deel Rovers Community Sports Centre is in an advanced stage of its completion.’
- 1.1New and not yet generally accepted.‘his advanced views made him unpopular’
- ‘Sol Stein, the late editor, publisher and best-selling writer believed that ‘first person’ was an advanced point of view.’
- ‘And don't forget their advanced views on women in the workplace.’
- ‘Despite his new-found conservatism, Coleridge retained some surprisingly advanced views on social and economic matters.’
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