favourable position

Also found in: Thesaurus.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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
References in classic literature ?
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.
The national champions head into today's match well aware of the threat posed by the North Africans, who have been on the rise in the recent times, and that a win will put them in a favourable position to finish top of the pool.
They said that, this helped it it succeed in winning orders over Chinese competitors and secure a favourable position in the future for the Turkish railway market.
In this context, it seems like a favourable position on the face of it, but it is a mixed bag, say tax experts and industry specialists.
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.
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.
On the other, the rating also mirrors the sufficient experience of the company's promoters, its well-developed marketing network and its favourable position in one of the largest textile centres in the country.