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The great artist is the man who most obviously succeeds in turning his pains to advantage, in letting suffering deepens his understanding and sensibility, in growing through his pains.
Walter Kaufmann

Meaning of "to advantage" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF TO ADVANTAGE

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WHAT DOES TO ADVANTAGE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of to advantage in the English dictionary

The definition of to advantage in the dictionary is to good effect.


WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE TO ADVANTAGE

to a degree
to a fault
to a frazzle
to a man
to a nicety
to a T
to a turn
to account
to all appearances
to all intents and purposes
to and fro
to arms!
to be a hospital case
to be a one-man show
to be a one-way street
to be a warning shot
to be able to do sth blindfolded
to be as American as apple pie
to be blissfully ignorant of sth
to be brought to bed

WORDS THAT END LIKE TO ADVANTAGE

advantage
centage
chantage
clientage
coign of vantage
competitive advantage
disadvantage
frontage
heritage
mechanical advantage
mintage
montage
parentage
percentage
photomontage
plantage
tentage
vantage
ventage
vintage
wantage

Synonyms and antonyms of to advantage in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «to advantage» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF TO ADVANTAGE

Find out the translation of to advantage to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of to 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 «to advantage» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

以优势
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

a la ventaja
570 millions of speakers

English

to advantage
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

लाभ के लिए
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

ميزة ل
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

на пользу
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

a vantagem
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

উপকারের জন্য
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

à l´avantage
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Untuk kelebihan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

zu nutzen,
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

有利に
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

장점
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Kanggo kauntungan
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

để lợi thế
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

சாதகமாக
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

फायदा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Avantaja
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

a vantaggio
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

na korzyść
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

на користь
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

de avantaj
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

προς όφελός
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

om voordeel te trek
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

till fördel
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

til fordel
5 millions of speakers

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «TO ADVANTAGE»

The term «to advantage» is regularly used and occupies the 81.983 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about to advantage

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4 QUOTES WITH «TO ADVANTAGE»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word to advantage.
1
Felix Adler
FOR a long time the conviction has been dimly felt in the community that, without prejudice to existing institutions, the legal day of weekly rest might be employed to advantage for purposes affecting the general good.
2
Felix Dennis
What is negotiation but the accumulation of small lies leading to advantage?
3
Christopher Gadsden
The present times require the vigor and the activity of the prime of life; but I feel the increasing infirmities of age to such a degree, that I am conscious I cannot serve you to advantage.
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Walter Kaufmann
The great artist is the man who most obviously succeeds in turning his pains to advantage, in letting suffering deepens his understanding and sensibility, in growing through his pains.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «TO ADVANTAGE»

Discover the use of to advantage in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to to advantage and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Advantage Database Server: A Developer's Guide
" --Charles Jepson, Extended Systems CEO and President Finally! The official guide to Advantage Database Server has arrived to help you easily develop and deploy client/server applications.
Cary Jensen, Loy Anderson, 2007
2
From Breakpoint To Advantage: A Practical Guide To Optimal ...
This guide to playing healthy tennis offers descriptions and illustrations of the physical complexity of every tennis motion, demonstrating the astonishing array of potential injuries threatening the unprepared player.
Babette Pluim, Ph.D., Marc R. Safran, 2004
3
Turning Adversity to Advantage: A History of the Lipan ...
This book tells the story of the Lipan Apaches, once one of the largest and most aggressive tribes of the Rio Grande region.
Nancy McGown Minor, 2009
4
Obstacles Welcome: How to Turn Adversity into Advantage in ...
This is great insight for any professional or any young person aspiring to learn how to overcome obstacles and accept new challenges.” — Randall Stephenson, Chairman & CEO, AT&T, Inc. “I recommend this book to those looking to improve ...
Ralph De Vega, 2009
5
The way to usefulness, or How to turn industry to advantage
Wallis Thomas and son. two or three days ; and then, well mixing, in about six table- spoonsful of dry oatmeal, three drops only of oil of aniseeds, feed them with this for two or three days more. Afterward, for one day, give them only half the ...
Wallis Thomas and son, 1839
6
The Slight Edge: Getting from Average to Advantage
In The Slight Edge: Getting from Average to Advantage, LifeBalance Coach Leo Weidner will guide you through simple steps and practical strategies that will give you the power to make positive and permanent changes in your life.
Leo A. Weidner, 2008
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The Supply-Based Advantage: How to Link Suppliers to Your ...
In addition, the staff needs to have some skill, since these markets are not simple and creativity is key to advantage. Leaders must insist on written strategies (a hallmark of Gene Richter's tenure at all three of his award-winning organizations  ...
Stephen C. ROGERS, 2009
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Theories of Distributive Justice
Cohen advocates a view that he calls "equality of access to advantage," which signals the two ways in which he differs with Arneson, in preferring "access" to " opportunity" and "advantage" to "welfare." Let us take up the advantage-welfare ...
John E. Roemer, 1998
9
Strategy As Action : Competitive Dynamics and Competitive ...
A strategic form of the game can also be used to illustrate how actions of a dominant firm lead to advantage. We assume the dominant firm has substantial resource advantages, including deeper pockets, and can take a competitive action such ...
Robert H. Smith School of Business University of Maryland Curtis M. Grimm Professor of Supply Chain and Strategy, School of Management George Mason University Hun Lee Associate Professor of Strategic Management, Robert H. Smith School of Business University of Maryland Ken G. Smith Dean's Chaired Professor of Strategy, 2005
10
Gender, Race and Comparative Advantage: A Cross-national ...
Women are a bare majority of the population, even though their lives, views and priorities are enormously diverse, affirmative action for women can call on wider sources of political support and escape criticism of acting to advantage a minority  ...
Penelope E. Andrews, 1999

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