advantageous

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

Definition of advantageous

  1. :  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>

1593

First Known Use of advantageous

1593


ADVANTAGEOUS Defined for English Language Learners

advantageous

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

Definition of advantageous for English Language Learners

  • : helpful or favorable : giving an advantage to someone


ADVANTAGEOUS Defined for Kids

advantageous

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

Definition of advantageous for Students

  1. :  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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