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advantaged

[ ad-van-tijd, -vahn- ]
/ ædˈvæn tɪdʒd, -ˈvɑn- /
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adjective

having greater resources or better skills, education, facilities, etc.: She is more advantaged than her cousin.
having sufficient or abundant income, natural resources, etc.; affluent: the advantaged nations.

noun (used with a plural verb)

Usually the advantaged . advantaged people collectively: a luxury cruise that only the advantaged could afford.

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Origin of advantaged

First recorded in 1595–1605; advantage + -ed3

OTHER WORDS FROM advantaged

un·ad·van·taged, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for advantaged

advantaged
/ (ədˈvɑːntɪdʒd) /

adjective

in a superior social or economic position
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