French translation of 'advantage'
1. (= benefit) avantage m
Going to university has many advantages. Aller à l’université présente de nombreux avantages.
to take advantage of sth [weather, opportunity] profiter de qch
He took advantage of the good weather to go for a walk. Il a profité du beau temps pour faire une promenade.
it’s to our advantage c’est dans notre intérêt
it’s to our advantage to do ... nous avons intérêt à faire ...
to use sth to one’s advantage, to turn sth to one’s advantage tirer parti de qch
2. (more favourable position) avantage m
to have the advantage of being sth avoir l’avantage d’être qch
She has the advantage of being the younger player. Elle a l’avantage d’être la plus jeune des deux joueuses.
to have the advantage of doing sth avoir l’avantage de faire qch
to have an advantage over sb avoir un avantage sur qn
the advantage of X over Y l’avantage de X sur Y
to take advantage of sb exploiter qn
The company was taking advantage of its employees. La société exploitait ses employés.
4. (= best effect)
to show sth to good advantage mettre qch en valeur
5. (Tennis) avantage m
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As a details geek, though, he has one advantage.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
One user took full advantage of this deal while adding an extra tier to the stack.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Some may think we still need to wait to take full advantage of this model.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
These network agreements have an unfair economic advantage.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Asylum may be a moral duty, but there is also a strong economic benefit and cultural advantage to immigration.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
But people take advantage of it and use it to do something negative.The Sun (2013)
He is highly intelligent and quick to take advantage of any opportunities.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Some are also taking advantage of the opportunity to let rather than sell simply because they can.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Technology has reshaped the business landscape and increasingly is changing competitive advantages.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
There are many advantages to watching a documentary of this sort once the dust has settled.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
This approach to influence has an additional advantage: social connection.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Yet there are ways to take advantage of the drive to be green.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Each tweak is aimed at giving the attacking team the advantage and benefit of the doubt.The Sun (2014)
That is a big advantage over most sides.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
There was further controversy over the advantage law.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
We are at home and have to take full advantage.The Sun (2014)
Yet he feels he has one advantage over his prolific colleague.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
These chairs have the great advantage of being much cheaper than conventional ones.Banish Headaches -how to obtain fast, drug-free relief from headache (1990)
During your stay, take advantage of the great outdoors.Smithsonian Mag (2017)
For a man to obtain an advantage by a trick is inherently dishonest.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Having a family member already in the business is also a big advantage.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
It would also become an offence to abuse a position for personal advantage, or for the benefit or detriment of another.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
She denies a charge of obtaining financial advantage by deception.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
The issue is whether it concedes real advantages or positions that lock it and the whole opposition into defeat.After Thatcher (1989)
The letting agents take advantage of students.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
They are taking advantage of people 's misery.The Sun (2016)
This is the group that has moved here purely to take advantage of the weather, the cheap wine and the low house prices.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
We will continue to hold companies accountable that gain an unfair and illegal competitive advantage.Times, Sunday Times (2017)
When will people stop taking advantage of her legacy?Times, Sunday Times (2006)
Their other big advantage is that at any time of day or night there will be vigorous tidal flows somewhere around our coastline.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
They are personal attributes and social advantages which can be used for good or ill.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Membership offers definite advantages to those on either side of the pulpit.Christianity Today (2000)
The great advantage of tools is that they allow for a highly advantageous exploitation of the environment.Macrosociology: An Introduction to Human Societies (1995)
The trick is to design instruction to take advantage of as many motivational mechanisms as possible.Advanced Educational Psychology For Educators, Researchers and Policymakers, (1995)
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'advantage' in Other Languages
British English: advantage /ədˈvɑːntɪdʒ/ NOUN
An advantage is something that puts you in a better position than other people.
A good audience will be a definite advantage to me.
- American English: advantage
- Arabic: مِيْزَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: vantagem
- Chinese: 优势
- Croatian: prednost
- Czech: výhoda
- Danish: fordel
- Dutch: voordeel
- European Spanish: ventaja
- Finnish: etu
- French: avantage
- German: Vorteil
- Greek: πλεονέκτημα
- Italian: vantaggio
- Japanese: 有利
- Korean: 이점
- Norwegian: fordel
- Polish: przewaga
- European Portuguese: vantagem
- Romanian: avantaj
- Russian: преимущество
- Spanish: ventaja
- Swedish: fördel
- Thai: ความได้เปรียบ
- Turkish: üstünlük
- Ukrainian: перевага
- Vietnamese: lợi thế
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Translation of advantage from the Collins English to French Dictionary