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Meaning of "advantage" in Essential American English Dictionary

advantage

noun   /ədˈvæn·tɪdʒ/
B1 something good that helps you: One advantage of living in town is being close to all the stores.
take advantage of something
B1 to use the things that are good or that can help you in a situation: Take advantage of the fitness center while you’re here.
take advantage of someone/something
to treat someone or something badly in order to get what you want: I think she takes advantage of his generosity.
(Definition of advantage from the Websters Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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