advantageous

adjective ad·van·ta·geous \ ˌad-ˌvan-ˈtā-jəs , -vən- \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of advantageous

: giving an advantage : favorable
  • an advantageous opportunity

advantageously

adverb

advantageousness

noun

Examples of advantageous in a Sentence

  1. Her experience placed her in an advantageous position to apply for the job.

  2. a trade agreement that is advantageous to both countries

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Origin and Etymology of advantageous

borrowed from Middle French avantageus, avantajose, from avantage 1advantage + -eus, -ose -ous


ADVANTAGEOUS Defined for English Language Learners

advantageous

adjective

Definition of advantageous for English Language Learners

  • : helpful or favorable : giving an advantage to someone


ADVANTAGEOUS Defined for Kids

advantageous

adjective ad·van·ta·geous \ ˌad-vən-ˈtā-jəs , -ˌvan- \

Definition of advantageous for Students

: giving a benefit especially that others do not have : giving an advantage
  • A college degree is advantageous when job hunting.

advantageously

adverb


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