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In our passage from the Cape of Good Hope the winds were mostly from the westward with very boisterous weather: but one great advantage that this season of the year has over the summer months is in being free from fogs.
William Bligh

Meaning of "advantage" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD ADVANTAGE

Avantage (later altered to advantage on the model of words beginning with Latin ad-), from Old French avant before, from Latin abante from before, away.
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PRONUNCIATION OF ADVANTAGE

advantage  [ədˈvɑːntɪdʒ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF ADVANTAGE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Advantage is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES ADVANTAGE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of advantage in the English dictionary

The first definition of advantage in the dictionary is often foll by over or of superior or more favourable position or power. Other definition of advantage is benefit or profit. Advantage is also the point scored after deuce.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH ADVANTAGE


centage
ˈsɛntɪdʒ
chantage
ˈtʃɑːntɪdʒ
clientage
ˈklaɪəntɪdʒ
cottage
ˈkɒtɪdʒ
disadvantage
ˌdɪsədˈvɑːntɪdʒ
footage
ˈfʊtɪdʒ
frontage
ˈfrʌntɪdʒ
heritage
ˈhɛrɪtɪdʒ
mintage
ˈmɪntɪdʒ
nonvintage
nɒnˈvɪntɪdʒ
parentage
ˈpɛərəntɪdʒ
percentage
pəˈsɛntɪdʒ
plantage
ˈplɑːntɪdʒ
reportage
rɪˈpɔːtɪdʒ
tentage
ˈtɛntɪdʒ
vantage
ˈvɑːntɪdʒ
ventage
ˈvɛntɪdʒ
vintage
ˈvɪntɪdʒ
voltage
ˈvəʊltɪdʒ
wantage
ˈwɒntɪdʒ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE ADVANTAGE

advance party
advance payment
advance poll
advance ratio
advanced
advanced gas-cooled reactor
Advanced Higher
Advanced level
Advanced Photo System
advanced skills teacher
advanced standing
advancement
advancer
advances
advancingly
advantageable
advantaged
advantageous
advantageously
advantageousness

WORDS THAT END LIKE ADVANTAGE

backstage
coign of vantage
competitive advantage
etage
hermitage
high voltage
high-voltage
hostage
mechanical advantage
montage
outage
pecuniary advantage
photomontage
portage
sabotage
shortage
stage
the stage
to advantage
wattage

Synonyms and antonyms of advantage in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «ADVANTAGE»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «advantage» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of advantage

Translation of «advantage» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF ADVANTAGE

Find out the translation of advantage to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of advantage from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «advantage» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

优势
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

ventaja
570 millions of speakers

English

advantage
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

लाभ
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

مِيْزَة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

преимущество
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

vantagem
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

সুবিধা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

avantage
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Kelebihannya
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Vorteil
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

有利
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

이점
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Kauntungan
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

lợi thế
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

நன்மை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

फायदा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

avantaj
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

vantaggio
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

przewaga
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

перевага
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

avantaj
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

πλεονέκτημα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

voordeel
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

fördel
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

fordel
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of advantage

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «ADVANTAGE»

The term «advantage» is very widely used and occupies the 3.132 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «ADVANTAGE» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about advantage

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10 QUOTES WITH «ADVANTAGE»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word advantage.
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J. J. Abrams
The ability of a television series to make adjustments is something you've got to take advantage of.
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Michael P. Anderson
Like most kids growing up, I had a very wide interest. I was interested in everything. I tried to take advantage of everything, from the sciences to music to writing to literature.
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Marc Andreesen
The advantage of the consumer businesses is they tend to be much broader-based, much larger number of customers, that tend to over time be a lot more predictable. The advantage of the enterprise companies is they are not as subject to consumer trend, fad, behavior.
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Sri Aurobindo
Life is life - whether in a cat, or dog or man. There is no difference there between a cat or a man. The idea of difference is a human conception for man's own advantage.
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Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
I always believed that my silence on several topics will be an advantage in the long run.
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Abdullah Ahmad Badawi
We have followed a path of moderation, development is our priority, national unity, good community relations, Muslims and non Muslims, this is what has given us the advantage.
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Erykah Badu
Well, if you look at all of the cultures in America, this is a great opportunity for us to really get acquainted with the rest of the world. America is the only place you can do that, but we don't have sense enough to take advantage of that.
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Henry Bessemer
I had an immense advantage over many others dealing with the problem inasmuch as I had no fixed ideas derived from long-established practice to control and bias my mind, and did not suffer from the general belief that whatever is, is right.
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Jason Biggs
But then, I just decided to get off my lazy butt and take advantage of the L.A. weather.
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William Bligh
In our passage from the Cape of Good Hope the winds were mostly from the westward with very boisterous weather: but one great advantage that this season of the year has over the summer months is in being free from fogs.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ADVANTAGE»

Discover the use of advantage in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to advantage and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Advantage: Why Organizational Health Trumps Everything ...
" This is the promise of The Advantage, Patrick Lencioni's bold manifesto about the most unexploited opportunity in modern business.
Patrick M. Lencioni, 2012
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Regional Advantage
The answer, Saxenian suggests, has to do with the fact that despite similar histories and technologies, Silicon Valley developed a decentralized but cooperative industrial system while Route 128 came to be dominated by independent, self ...
AnnaLee Saxenian, 1996
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The Firstborn Advantage: Making Your Birth Order Work for You
In this fascinating book, bestselling author, humorist, and psychologist Dr. Kevin Leman shows you how to • take advantage of being a firstborn • overcome the perfectionism that holds you back • learn how to bounce back when you fail ...
Dr. Kevin Leman, 2008
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Cengage Advantage Books: Sustaining the Earth: An Integrated ...
New to this edition for instructors is PowerLecture, a one-stop shop for lecture prep that includes everything you need to create dynamic lectures all in one place.
G. Miller, 2006
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Alliance Advantage: The Art of Creating Value Through Partnering
Argues that corporations need to pursue joint ventures--even those with their competition--and offers strategies for creating profitable partnerships
Yves L. Doz, Gary Hamel, 1998
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Bargaining for Advantage: Negotiation Strategies for ...
This updated edition includes: A brand-new "Negotiation I.Q." test designed by Shell and used by executives at the Wharton workshop that reveals each reader's unique strengths and weaknesses as a negotiator A concise manual on how to avoid ...
G. Richard Shell, 2006
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The End of Competitive Advantage: How to Keep Your Strategy ...
This book serves as a new playbook for strategy, one based on updated assumptions about how the world works, and shows how some of the world’s most successful companies use this method to compete and win today.
Rita Gunther McGrath, 2013
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Competitive Advantage of Nations: Creating and Sustaining ...
Hundreds of cluster initiatives have flourished throughout the world. In an era of intensifying global competition, this pathbreaking book on the new wealth of nations has become the standard by which all future work must be measured.
Michael E. Porter, 2011
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Manufacturing Advantage: Why High-performance Work Systems ...
This revelatory book, written by some of the skeptics, lays some of the suspicion to rest.Based on their visits to 44 plants and surveys of more than 4,000 employees, Eileen Appelbaum, Thomas Bailey, Peter Berg, and Arne L. Kalleberg ...
Eileen Appelbaum, 2000
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The Keystone Advantage: What the New Dynamics of Business ...
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Marco Iansiti, Roy Levien, 2004

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «ADVANTAGE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term advantage is used in the context of the following news items.
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Favorites take advantage of rainy day at Tour de France
In ferocious winds and thunderous rain, Chris Froome and Alberto Contador managed to use the conditions to their advantage during the ... «The Seattle Times, Jul 15»
2
Gold Producers See Instant Advantage Should Greece Exit Euro
Gold producers see potential for immediate gains should Greece exit the euro having voted against additional austerity measures. «Bloomberg, Jul 15»
3
Home-field advantage eluding Real Salt Lake this season
Michael Mangum | Special to the Tribune Real Salt Lake forward Olmes Garcia (13) reacts after a failed attacking opportunity during the first ... «Salt Lake Tribune, Jul 15»
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The Latest: Heath's goal restores 3-goal advantage for US
The Latest: Heath's goal restores 3-goal advantage for US. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson). Stephanie Saylors, center, stands with her twin ... «WHNS Greenville, Jul 15»
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The Competitive Advantage of the Best Biotech Stocks
I can't think of any competitive advantage more important than one emphasized by Warren Buffett: an economic moat. Buffett once stated that ... «Motley Fool, Jul 15»
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O's take advantage of White Sox mistakes
CHICAGO —Jonathan Schoop homered in his first at-bat since coming off the disabled list and Miguel Gonzalez threw six solid innings as the ... «WBAL Baltimore, Jul 15»
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DOUG LEIER: Take advantage of the 'good old days' of fishing in …
It's usually because I'm wondering where the first month of summer went, and I realize I haven't gotten out as much as intended ... so far. «Grand Forks Herald, Jul 15»
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Redeeming the dream: Ackley takes advantage of second shot at …
Shaun Ackley, a Cleveland, Oklahoma, native, spent six years in the U.S. Navy before walking on to the Oklahoma State football team. «Stillwater News Press, Jul 15»
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Advantage Of Building Your Own Rods?
I have developed a design feature that I use on many spinning rods that offers significant advantage in some kinds of fishing and it has yet to ... «BassResource.com, Jul 15»
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It's time for Joe Biden to jump into the 2016 race
In 2016, Biden's greatest liabilities can be turned to his advantage. One knock against Biden is that he's been chasing the job for so long and ... «New York Post, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Advantage [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/advantage>. Dec 2019 ».
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