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Pronunciation:  `advun'teyjus

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  giving an advantage; "a contract advantageous to our country"; "socially advantageous to entertain often"
  2. [adj]  very favorable or advantageous; "a golden opportunity"
  3. [adj]  likely to be of benefit or advantage; "in an advantageous position"
  4. [adj]  appropriate for achieving a particular end; implies a lack of concern for fairness

ADVANTAGEOUS is a 12 letter word that starts with A.


 Synonyms: appropriate, auspicious, beneficial, desirable, discriminatory, favorable, golden, good, plus, positive, preferential, profitable
 Antonyms: disadvantageous, harmful
 See Also: expedient, opportune



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Ad`van*ta"geous\, a. [F. avantageux, fr.
Being of advantage; conferring advantage; gainful;
profitable; useful; beneficial; as, an advantageous position;
trade is advantageous to a nation.

      Advabtageous comparison with any other country.

      You see . . . of what use a good reputation is, and how
      swift and advantageous a harbinger it is, wherever one
      goes.                                    --Chesterfield.

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