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advantageous

[ ad-vuhn-tey-juhs ]
/ ˌæd vənˈteɪ dʒəs /
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adjective
providing an advantage; furnishing convenience or opportunity; favorable; profitable; useful; beneficial: an advantageous position; an advantageous treaty.
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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 of advantageous

advantageously, adverbadvantageousness, noun
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