favourable position

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Noun1.favourable position - the quality of being at a competitive advantage
advantage, vantage - the quality of having a superior or more favorable position; "the experience gave him the advantage over me"
edge - a slight competitive advantage; "he had an edge on the competition"
inside track - a favorable position in a competition; "the boss's son had the inside track for that job"
upper hand, whip hand - position of advantage and control
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In this favourable position of affairs, Noah rose from the ground, and pommelled him behind.
The borderers in their turn took a favourable position, though at a much greater distance.
I am still in that same mental space right now - it is just that on paper I am in a more favourable position this year.
The result leaves the Kuwaitis in a favourable position of needing one more win over the course of the next two matches in order to qualify for the global tournament, Kuwait Tennis Federation Vice President Abdulsamed Al-Aryan told KUNA.
Julian Herbert, director of Meed Projects said: "As a result of heavy investment in the construction sector during the boom years of the previous decade, the UAE is in a favourable position where it can secure resources at very competitive market rates compared to its GCC neighbours.
Now they are looking to finish in a more favourable position and maintain the club record of being the only club to qualify for the play-off finals weekend in every season during the Elite League era.
Whilst recognising the important and favourable position of Botswana within this sector, the scale of the bank's operations in the country in the context of its global platform is too limited to be sustainable, the bank said in statement.
We've got ourselves into this favourable position and we don't want to throw it away now," he said.
It is also in a favourable position geographically for ease of access from all parts of the country.
The win against Sunderland last Saturday has put us in a favourable position.
Admittedly, occupiers intent on relocating to new space currently remain in a favourable position.
In fact, the UK may even be in a favourable position compared to the eurozone that has been more prudent.