[ad-vuh n-tey-juh s]
- providing an advantage; furnishing convenience or opportunity; favorable; profitable; useful; beneficial: an advantageous position; an advantageous treaty.
Origin of advantageous
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Examples from the Web for advantageously
The dews are very plentiful, advantageously supplying the place of rain.The History of Louisiana
Le Page Du Pratz
Is that a practice in which the lads may be advantageously instructed?Laches
And when men act rightly and advantageously they seem to you to be temperate?Protagoras
And both together may be advantageously employed by us in legislation.Laws
Why, when the battle was progressing so advantageously for our side, did they not go on?The Citizen-Soldier
- producing advantage
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Word Origin and History for advantageously
1590s, formed in English from advantage, or else from French avantageux (15c.), from avantage (see advantage). Related: Advantageously; advantageousness.
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