Ahead of current trends or customs
Far along in life or time
Ahead in progress or complexity
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We had no advanced warning that this was going to happen.
The answer was mix of advanced medicine and magic.
The advanced medical equipment and sterile scent in the air were the same.
We've been trying to help put her through a good school for her advanced degree, so she can start working some place and make decent money.
Even an elite, advanced society as Romas's had technical difficulties.