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uk   /ədˈvɑːn.tɪdʒ/  us   /-ˈvæn.t̬ɪdʒ/
B1 [C or U] a ​condition giving a ​greaterchance of ​success: The advantage ofbookingtickets in ​advance is that you get ​betterseats. Despite the ​twin advantages ofwealth and ​beauty, she did not have a ​happylife. [+ to infinitive] It would be toyour advantage (= it would ​improve the ​situation for you) toagree to his ​demands. For a ​goalkeeper, it's a ​great advantage to have ​bighands. His ​height and ​reach give him a ​big advantage over (= make him ​better than) other ​boxers.UK formal "Do you ​know how ​old I am?" "I'm ​afraid you have the advantage of me there (= you ​know the ​answer but I do not)."take advantage of sth B1 to use the good things in a ​situation: I ​thought I'd take advantage of the ​sportsfacilities while I'm here.take advantage of sb/sth B2 disapproving to ​treat someone ​badly in ​order to get something good from them: I ​think she ​takes advantage of his good ​nature. I ​know she's ​offered to ​babysit, but I don't ​want her to ​think we're taking advantage of her. [U] the word used in ​tennis when a ​player has ​won the ​point after deuce : Advantage ​Miss Williams!play advantage In ​games such as ​football, if a ​refereeplays advantage, they do not ​stop the ​game when there is a foul because ​allowingplay to ​continue gives an advantage to the ​team that has been ​fouled: The ​ref should have ​played advantage because Rooney would have been through on ​goal.
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advantagenoun [C/U]

 us   /ədˈvæn·tɪdʒ, æd-/
a ​condition that ​helps you or gives you a ​greaterchance of ​success: [C] His ​longarms give him a ​big advantage over other ​boxers. [U] Test ​scores show no advantage for ​students in the new ​schools. [U] Her ​teacherlikes her very much, which ​works to her advantage (= ​helps her) if she has ​trouble in ​class.
adjective  us   /ˌædˌvænˈteɪ·dʒəs, -vən-/
The ​agreement is advantageous to both ​sides.
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advantagenoun [C or U]

uk   us   /ədˈvɑːntɪdʒ/
a good ​feature that makes something better than similar things: have/get/gain an advantage Smaller ​businesses often have an advantage in the ​area of ​customerrelations.advantage over sb Neither ​company appears to have a particular ​technological advantage over the other.advantage for sb There are advantages for both ​employers and ​employees in ​flexibleworkinghours.the advantages of sth What are the advantages and disadvantages ofoutsourcing?the advantages of doing sth Some ​firms may ​find that the advantages of using ​freesoftwareoutweigh the disadvantages. The British ​ferryoperatorcomplained that its French ​rivals had an ​unfair advantage because of ​governmentaid.a big/huge/major advantage Online ​advertising can have some ​major advantages.a great/important/significant advantage Foreign ​domesticinvestmentbrings important advantages through new ​technologies and ​enhancedaccess to ​overseasmarkets.a clear/definite/distinct advantage There can be distinct advantages in having a ​dominantindividual presence in the ​boardroom.
at an advantage in a more powerful or ​successfulposition than other ​people or things: With the ​dollarweakening, US ​exporters will be at an advantage. Your ​experience as a ​legalsecretary undoubtedly puts you at an advantage in ​terms of ​legalknowledge.
take advantage of sth to use your ​skills, ​resources, etc. or a particular ​situation in ​order to get an ​opportunity for yourself: Have you taken ​full advantage of any ​tax-freesavingsplans?
be to sb's advantage (also work to sb's advantage) to give a ​person or ​organization an advantage compared to other ​people or ​organizations: The ​bankthoughte-commerce could ​work to its advantage because these ​markets tended to be ​highlyprotected by ​regulation.
use sth to your (own) advantage to use your ​skills, ​resources, etc. to get an ​opportunity for yourself: She had some important ​contacts in the ​government, which she used to her advantage.
(Definition of advantage from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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