advantage

  • 1 advantage — ad‧van‧tage [ədˈvɑːntɪdʒ ǁ ədˈvæn ] noun [countable, uncountable] something that helps you to be better or more successful than others: • America s lead in aerospace is one of its most important competitive advantages. • Government subsidies give …

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  • 2 Advantage — Ad*van tage (?; 61, 48), n. [OE. avantage, avauntage, F. avantage, fr. avant before. See {Advance}, and cf. {Vantage}.] 1. Any condition, circumstance, opportunity, or means, particularly favorable to success, or to any desired end; benefit; as,… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 Advantage — may refer to:*A beneficial factor or combination of factors. *In tennis, advantage is when one player wins a point from a deuce and needs one more point to win the game. (See Tennis terminology#A) *In association football (soccer), advantage is a …

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  • 4 advantage — 1 Advantage, handicap, allowance, odds, edge denote a factor or set of factors in a competition or rivalry giving one person or side a position of superiority over the other. Advantage is the general term, and implies superiority of any kind {the …

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  • 5 advantage — [ad vant′ij, ədvant′ij] n. [ME avantage, avauntage < OFr avantage < avant, before < L ab + ante: see ADVANCE] 1. a more favorable position; superiority: often with of or over 2. a favorable or beneficial circumstance, event, etc. 3. gain …

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  • 6 Advantage 2 U — (Пуне,Индия) Категория отеля: Адрес: Flat 504, Tower 13, Blue Ridge Co.Op. Hsg. Soc …

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  • 7 Advantage — Ad*van tage, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Advantaged}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Advantaging}.] [F. avantager, fr. avantage. See {Advance}.] To give an advantage to; to further; to promote; to benefit; to profit. [1913 Webster] The truth is, the archbishop s own… …

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  • 8 advantage — (n.) early 14c., avantage, position of being in advance of another, from O.Fr. avantage advantage, profit, superiority, from avant before, probably via an unrecorded L.L. *abantaticum, from L. abante (see ADVANCE (Cf. advance)). The d is a 16c.… …

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  • 9 advantage — ► NOUN 1) a condition or circumstance that puts one in a favourable position. 2) Tennis a score marking a point interim between deuce and winning the game. ► VERB ▪ be of benefit to. ● take advantage of Cf. ↑take advantage of …

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  • 10 advantage — I noun accommodation, aid, approval, ascendancy, asset, assistance, authority, avail, behoof, benefit, choice, convenience, dominance, easement, edge, eminence, expedience, favor, favorable opportunity, favoring circumstance, gain, good, head… …

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  • 11 advantage — [n] benefit, favored position or circumstance aid, ascendancy, asset, assistance, authority, avail, blessing, boon, break, choice, comfort, convenience, dominance, edge, eminence, expediency, favor, gain, good, gratification, help, hold,… …

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  • 12 advantage — Advantage, cerchez Avantage …

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  • 13 advantage — n. 1) to have an advantage of; over (our team had the advantage of experience; her connections gave her an advantage over the others) 2) to gain; press (home) an advantage 3) to take advantage of ( to exploit ) 4) to outweigh an advantage 5) a… …

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  • 14 advantage — ad|van|tage W1S1 [ədˈva:ntıdʒ US ədˈvæn ] n [Date: 1300 1400; : Old French; Origin: avantage, from avant before , from Latin abante; ADVANCE2] 1.) [U and C] something that helps you to be more successful than others, or the state of having this ≠ …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 15 advantage — noun 1 THAT HELPS YOU (C, U) something that helps you to be better or more successful than others (+ of): the advantages of a university education | have an advantage (over): For certain types of work wood has advantages over plastic. | give sb… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 16 advantage — noun 1 thing that helps ADJECTIVE ▪ big, considerable, enormous, great, huge, overwhelming ▪ clear, decided, decisive …

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  • 17 advantage — ad|van|tage [ əd væntıdʒ ] noun *** 1. ) count or uncount something that makes one person or thing more likely to succeed than others: BENEFIT: the advantages of a good education give someone an advantage: Her teaching experience gives her an… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 18 advantage */*/*/ — UK [ədˈvɑːntɪdʒ] / US [ədˈvæntɪdʒ] noun Word forms advantage : singular advantage plural advantages 1) [countable/uncountable] something that makes one person or thing more likely to succeed than others the advantages of a good education give… …

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  • 19 advantage — /ad van tij, vahn /, n., v., advantaged, advantaging. n. 1. any state, circumstance, opportunity, or means specially favorable to success, interest, or any desired end: the advantage of a good education. 2. benefit; gain; profit: It will be to… …

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  • 20 advantage — [[t]ædvɑ͟ːntɪʤ, væ̱n [/t]] ♦♦ advantages 1) N COUNT An advantage is something that puts you in a better position than other people. They are deliberately flouting the law in order to obtain an advantage over their competitors... A good crowd will …

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