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coign of vantage

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the more favorable condition or position in a competition
  • His background in project management gave him a coign of vantage when applying for the new position.

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“Coign of vantage.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/coign%20of%20vantage. Accessed 7 Aug. 2020.

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