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English definition of “advantage”

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.
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