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advantageous

adjective
 
 
/ˌædvənˈteɪdʒəs/
something that is advantageous helps you or is useful to you: advantageous for sb How can we make economic growth more advantageous for small communities?advantageous to/for sb Pre-selling is advantageous to both customers and stores.it is advantageous to do sth When it comes to investing money, it is advantageous to have a well-balanced, diversified approach. Unfortunately, we are no longer in the competitively advantageous position we were in five years ago. Employee share schemes allow staff to buy shares on advantageous terms. WTO members are committed to delivering a mutually advantageous trade liberalization. advantageous deals/prices/rates economically/financially/politically advantageous
advantageously /ˌædvænˈteɪdʒəsli/ adverb
(Definition of advantageous from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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