Definition of 'advantage'
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Some may think we still need to wait to take full advantage of this model. Times, Sunday Times (2016)That is a big advantage over most sides. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We will continue to hold companies accountable that gain an unfair and illegal competitive advantage. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The letting agents take advantage of students. Times, Sunday Times (2016)During your stay, take advantage of the great outdoors. Smithsonian Mag (2017)They are taking advantage of people 's misery. The Sun (2016)This approach to influence has an additional advantage: social connection. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Asylum may be a moral duty, but there is also a strong economic benefit and cultural advantage to immigration. Times, Sunday Times (2016)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)As a details geek, though, he has one advantage. Times, Sunday Times (2016)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)We are at home and have to take full advantage. The Sun (2014)When will people stop taking advantage of her legacy? Times, Sunday Times (2006)Having a family member already in the business is also a big advantage. Times, Sunday Times (2013)There are many advantages to watching a documentary of this sort once the dust has settled. Times, Sunday Times (2014)She denies a charge of obtaining financial advantage by deception. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Technology has reshaped the business landscape and increasingly is changing competitive advantages. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Yet he feels he has one advantage over his prolific colleague. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Each tweak is aimed at giving the attacking team the advantage and benefit of the doubt. The Sun (2014)These network agreements have an unfair economic advantage. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He is highly intelligent and quick to take advantage of any opportunities. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Yet there are ways to take advantage of the drive to be green. Times, Sunday Times (2009)They are personal attributes and social advantages which can be used for good or ill. Times, Sunday Times (2012)There was further controversy over the advantage law. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Some are also taking advantage of the opportunity to let rather than sell simply because they can. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The great advantage of tools is that they allow for a highly advantageous exploitation of the environment. Macrosociology: An Introduction to Human Societies (1995)One user took full advantage of this deal while adding an extra tier to the stack. Times, Sunday Times (2013)But people take advantage of it and use it to do something negative. The Sun (2013)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)Membership offers definite advantages to those on either side of the pulpit. Christianity Today (2000)For a man to obtain an advantage by a trick is inherently dishonest. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The issue is whether it concedes real advantages or positions that lock it and the whole opposition into defeat. After Thatcher (1989)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)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)
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Translations for 'advantage'
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
Definition of advantage from the Collins English Dictionary
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