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ad·van·ta·geous

 (ăd′văn-tā′jəs, -vən-)
adj.
Affording advantage; favorable or beneficial.

ad′van·ta′geous·ly adv.
ad′van·ta′geous·ness n.

advantageous

(ˌædvənˈteɪdʒəs)
adj
producing advantage
ˌadvanˈtageously adv
ˌadvanˈtageousness n

ad•van•ta•geous

(ˌæd vənˈteɪ dʒəs)

adj.
providing an advantage; favorable; profitable; beneficial.
[1590–1600]
ad`van•ta′geous•ly, adv.
ad`van•ta′geous•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.advantageous - giving an advantage; "a contract advantageous to our country"; "socially advantageous to entertain often"
expedient - serving to promote your interest; "was merciful only when mercy was expedient"
opportune - suitable or at a time that is suitable or advantageous especially for a particular purpose; "an opportune place to make camp"; "an opportune arrival"
profitable - yielding material gain or profit; "profitable speculation on the stock market"
disadvantageous - constituting a disadvantage
2.advantageous - appropriate for achieving a particular end; implies a lack of concern for fairness
expedient - serving to promote your interest; "was merciful only when mercy was expedient"

advantageous

adjective
1. beneficial, useful, valuable, helpful, profitable, of service, convenient, worthwhile, expedient Free exchange of goods was advantageous to all.
beneficial unfortunate, useless, detrimental, unhelpful, unfavourable
2. superior, dominating, commanding, dominant, important, powerful, favourable, fortuitous, win-win She was determined to prise what she could from an advantageous situation.

advantageous

adjective
Translations
مُفِيد ، مُربِح
výhodný
fordelagtig
hagstæîur
výhodný
fördelaktig
avantajlı

advantageous

[ˌædvənˈteɪdʒəs] ADJ [offer, position] → ventajoso, provechoso
to be advantageous to sbser ventajoso or provechoso para algnbeneficiar a algn

advantageous

[ˌædvənˈteɪdʒəs] adj [position] → avantageux/euse
advantageous to sb → avantageux/euse pour qn

advantageous

adjvon Vorteil, vorteilhaft; to be advantageous to somebodyfür jdn von Vorteil sein

advantageous

[ˌædvənˈteɪdʒəs] adj advantageous (to)vantaggioso/a (per)

advantage

(ədˈvaːntidʒ) noun
1. (a) gain or benefit. There are several advantages in being self-employed.
2. in tennis, the first point gained after deuce.
advantageous (ӕdvənˈteidʒəs) adjective
having or giving an advantage. Because of his experience he was in an advantageous position for promotion
ˌadvanˈtageously adverb
have an/the advantage (over)
to be in a better or more advantageous position (than). As she already knew French, she had an advantage over the rest of the class.
take advantage of
to make use of (a situation, person etc) in such a way as to benefit oneself. He took full advantage of all his business opportunities.

advantageous

a. provechoso-a, ventajoso-a, favorable, propicio-a.
References in classic literature ?
But whether any person is such by nature, and whether it is advantageous and just for any one to be a slave or no, or whether all slavery is contrary to nature, shall be considered hereafter; not that it is difficult to determine it upon general principles, or to understand it from matters of fact; for that some should govern, and others be governed, is not only necessary but useful, and from the hour of their birth some are marked out for those purposes, and others for the other, and there are many species of both sorts.
The fact is, gentlemen, it seems there must really exist something that is dearer to almost every man than his greatest advantages, or (not to be illogical) there is a most advantageous advantage (the very one omitted of which we spoke just now) which is more important and more advantageous than all other advantages, for the sake of which a man if necessary is ready to act in opposition to all laws; that is, in opposition to reason, honour, peace, prosperity--in fact, in opposition to all those excellent and useful things if only he can attain that fundamental, most advantageous advantage which is dearer to him than all.
One's own free unfettered choice, one's own caprice, however wild it may be, one's own fancy worked up at times to frenzy--is that very "most advantageous advantage" which we have overlooked, which comes under no classification and against which all systems and theories are continually being shattered to atoms.
A prince is also respected when he is either a true friend or a downright enemy, that is to say, when, without any reservation, he declares himself in favour of one party against the other; which course will always be more advantageous than standing neutral; because if two of your powerful neighbours come to blows, they are of such a character that, if one of them conquers, you have either to fear him or not.
To this the Roman legate answered: "As for that which has been said, that it is better and more advantageous for your state not to interfere in our war, nothing can be more erroneous; because by not interfering you will be left, without favour or consideration, the guerdon of the conqueror.
This latter question need not be further discussed at present; but when Thrasymachus says that the life of the unjust is more advantageous than that of the just, his new statement appears to me to be of a far more serious character.
I for my part deem the life of the just to be the more advantageous, he answered.
My great and good friends," he said to his brother sovereigns, "it will be advantageous to you to learn that some questions are more complex and perilous than others, presenting a greater number of points upon which it is possible to differ.
She is poor, and may naturally seek an alliance which must be advantageous to herself; you know your own rights, and that it is out of my power to prevent your inheriting the family estate.
He was that absent-minded crank, a grand seigneur husband who was in no one's way, and far from spoiling the high tone and general impression of the drawing room, he served, by the contrast he presented to her, as an advantageous background to his elegant and tactful wife.
Now to deal honestly with the reader, she did not make all the return expected to so much indulgence; for she had been married against her will by a fond father, the match having been rather advantageous on her side; for the squire's estate was upward of L3000 a year, and her fortune no more than a bare L8000.
Contract notice: the most economically advantageous offer based on the criteria set out in the specifications (consultation rules, letter of invitation or descriptive document).