advantageous

[ ad-vuh n-tey-juh s ]
/ ˌæd vənˈteɪ dʒəs /

adjective

providing an advantage; furnishing convenience or opportunity; favorable; profitable; useful; beneficial: an advantageous position; an advantageous treaty.

Origin of advantageous

1590–1600; advantage + -ous; compare French avantageux, Italian avantaggioso

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British Dictionary definitions for advantageous

advantageous

/ (ˌædvənˈteɪdʒəs) /

adjective

producing advantage

Derived Forms

advantageously, adverbadvantageousness, noun
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