advanced as in comparatively late in a course of development
"the illness had reached an advanced stage"
"an advanced state of exhaustion"
advanced as in ahead of the times
"the advanced teaching methods"
"had advanced views on the subject"
"a forward-looking corporation"
"is British industry innovative enough?"
forward-looking ahead of the times
innovativeahead of the times; being or producing something like nothing done or experienced or created before
moderna contemporary person ; a typeface (based on an 18th century design by Gianbattista Bodoni) distinguished by regular shape and hairline serifs and heavy downstrokes ; belonging to the modern era; relating to a recently developed fashion or style; characteristic of present-day art and music and literature and architecture ; ahead of the times; used of a living language
advanced as in at a higher level in training or knowledge or skill
"an advanced degree"
"an advanced text in physics"
"special seminars for small groups of advanced students at the University"
advanced as in ahead in development
"complex or intricate"
"a sophisticated electronic control system"
sophisticatedhaving or appealing to those having worldly knowledge and refinement and savoir-faire; ahead in development; intellectually appealing
advanced as in far along in time
"a man of advanced age"
"advanced in years"
"a ripe old age"
"the ripe age of 90"
ripe fully developed or matured and ready to be eaten or used; fully prepared or eager; most suitable or right for a particular purpose; at the highest point of development especially in judgment or knowledge; far along in time
advanced as in (of societies) highly developed especially in technology or industry
"an advanced country technologically"
advanced as in situated ahead or going before
"an advance party"
"at that time the most advanced outpost was still east of the Rockies"