have the benefit of


: to be helped by (something) : to be able to use (something)
Her judgment will be better when she has the benefit of more experience.

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Currently: Wembanyama will have the benefit of playing international basketball for France as opposed to coming out of a college program. Afentres, oregonlive, 16 May 2023 Those on municipal water lines will have the benefit of removal methods, though. Sarah Stankorb, The New Republic, 1 Mar. 2023 But Riley will have the benefit of another recruiting class and another season of Williams at quarterback to help restore U.S.C. to its past heights in 2023, just before the university jumps to the Big Ten in 2024 and things get really weird. The New York Times, New York Times, 23 Dec. 2022 God of War does have the benefit of being able to build on the last game, whereas Starfield is a new engine, new IP, all of that. Paul Tassi, Forbes, 2 May 2022 Apple may be one or two generations past the M1 by then, but Qualcomm will have the benefit of competing more directly with Intel and AMD rather than Apple. Andrew Cunningham, Ars Technica, 28 Apr. 2022 The absence of such would threaten ultimate success of the combine, which is why the NFL should step in and ensure prospects have the benefit of preparing and performing with maximum support from their camps. Mike Jones, USA TODAY, 22 Feb. 2022 In some cases, this compressed schedule leaves reviewers with too rosy an outlook on a title — especially titles that have the benefit of polish, or whose astonishing qualities require little unpacking. Washington Post, 12 Oct. 2021 Polls have been wrong before, of course, but these have the benefit of actual voting trends. San Diego Union-Tribune, 10 Sep. 2021 See More

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“Have the benefit of.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/have%20the%20benefit%20of. Accessed 6 Jun. 2023.

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