What does advanced mean?
The definition of advanced
Ad*vanced”, a.
1 In the van or front.
2 In the front or before others, as regards progress or ideas; as, advanced opinions, advanced thinkers.
3 Far on in life or time. A gentleman advanced in years, with a hard experience written in his wrinkles. Hawthorne. Advanced guard, a detachment of troops which precedes the march of the main body.