English definition of “advantage”
/ədˈvɑːntɪdʒ/ noun [C, U]
USEFUL THING › something good about a situation that helps you: One of the advantages of living in town is having the shops so near.
SUCCESS › something that will help you to succeed: These new routes will give the airline a considerable advantage over its competitors. By half time we had a 2-0 advantage (= were winning by two points). If we could start early it would be to our advantage (= help us to succeed). → Opposite disadvantage
take advantage of sth › to use the good things in a situation: I thought I'd take advantage of the sports facilities while I'm here.
take advantage of sb/sth › to treat someone badly in order to get what you want