Synonyms for Advancement:

n.

elevation, momentum, preferment, a giant step/leap/stride, the march of something, maturation, history, raise, direction. downgrade, catapult, aggrandizement, exalt, divest, upgrade, jump, demote, elevate, bump up. forward, march, better. advancement (noun)
progress, advance, forward motion, furtherance, promotion, onward motion, progression.
approach (noun)
coming, advent, convergence, approach, imminence.
communication (noun)
promotion, furtherance.
forward movement (noun)
progress, progression, march.
help (noun)
help, contribution, aid, support, hand, a good/bad turn, buddy system, cooperation, service, assistance.
improvement (noun)
embellishment, Garnishment, furtherance, enrichment, correction, enhancement, renovation, elaboration, improvement, refinement, betterment, gain, progression.
progress (noun)
headway.
progression (noun)
headway.
promotion, progress (noun)
headway, advance, betterment, elevation, preferment, gain, improvement.

Other synonyms:

direction, aggrandizement, divest, demote, maturation. exalt, bump up, catapult, momentum. history, elevate. elevation. march. assistance
aid.
promotion
promotion, preferment.
Other relevant words:
march, support, jump, catapult, momentum, downgrade, progress, history, forward motion, upgrade, raise, promotion, direction, assistance, elevation, maturation, service, exalt, help, divest, preferment, onward motion, aggrandizement, aid, advance.

Usage examples for advancement

  1. Only your Brains turn'd round with too much drinking and dancing, Exercises you are not us'd to- go sleep, and settle 'em, for I'll not deign to Bed with you to night- retire, as e'er you hope to have my Aid in your Advancement to the Crown. – The Works of Aphra Behn, Vol. I (of 6) by Aphra Behn
  2. Possessing the qualities of richness, vast depth of soil, and a glorious climate, it is not surprising that with the steady developments of the Khedive's country and the safety and security enjoyed under his enlightened rule, accompanied by the example he is setting in his experiments for the advancement of Egyptian agriculture, the price of land has risen enormously. – The Khedive's Country by George Manville Fenn
  3. But though probably in most cases their original intentions were decent enough, they were not proof against the temptations which the possession of power always brings, and as time went on they became liable to trade more and more upon this power for their own advancement – Pagan & Christian Creeds Their Origin and Meaning by Edward Carpenter