It gives the impression that Romney backs comprehensive immigration reform, which he criticizes President Obama for not advancing.
But everyone is wrong—at least when it comes to the ideas Obama is advancing.
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The day was advancing when they came in sight of the Manor House.
Only in one respect does he show any trace of advancing years.
My wife, I believe, was advancing along the corridor when Sperry closed the door.
The infantry in advancing could only attack on a front of 600 yards.
advancing noiselessly to the side of the couch, I lifted the curtain of dressed buffalo hide.
mid-13c., avauncen, transitive, "improve (something), further the development of," from Old French avancier "move forward" (12c.), from Vulgar Latin *abanteare (source of Italian avanzare, Spanish avanzar), from Late Latin abante "from before," composed of ab- "from" (see ab-) + ante "before, in front of, against" (see ante).
The -d- was inserted 16c. on mistaken notion that initial a- was from Latin ad-. From c.1300 as "to promote;" intransitive sense is mid-14c., "move forward." Meaning "to give money before it is legally due" is first attested 1670s. Related: Advanced; advancing. The adjective (in advance warning, etc.) is recorded from 1843.
c.1300, "boasting, ostentation," from advance (v.). Early 15c. as "advancement in rank, wealth, etc." Advances "amorous overtures" is from 1706.