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advantage

noun [C/U]  /ədˈvæn·tɪdʒ, æd-/ us  
a condition that helps you or gives you a greater chance of success: [C] His long arms give him a big advantage over other boxers. [U] Test scores show no advantage for students in the new schools. [U] Her teacher likes her very much, which works to her advantage (= helps her) if she has trouble in class.
advantageous
adjective  /ˌædˌvænˈteɪ·dʒəs, -vən-/ us  
The agreement is advantageous to both sides.
Translations of “advantage”
in Korean 이점…
in Arabic مَنفَعة…
in French avantage…
in Turkish avantaj, üstünlük…
in Italian vantaggio…
in Chinese (Traditional) 有利條件,有利因素, 優勢, 好處…
in Russian преимущество…
in Polish korzyść, zaleta, przewaga…
in Spanish ventaja…
in Portuguese vantagem…
in German der Vorteil…
in Catalan avantatge…
in Japanese 利点, 有利な点, 強み…
in Chinese (Simplified) 有利条件,有利因素, 优势, 好处…
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