advancing

advancing
adjective
1 moving forward, especially in order to attack: advancing Serbian forces
2 advancing years/age the fact of growing older: Blake had grown much quieter and more serious - another sign of his advancing years.

Longman dictionary of contemporary English. 2004.

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