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Noun: advantage  ud'vãn-tij
  1. The quality of having a superior or more favourable position
    "the experience gave him the advantage over me";
    - vantage
  2. (tennis) first point scored after deuce
  3. Benefit resulting from some event or action
    "it turned out to my advantage";
    - reward
Verb: advantage  ud'vãn-tij
  1. Give preferential help or benefit to
    "This system advantages the rich"

Derived forms: advantaged, advantages, advantaging

Type of: asset, benefit, favor [US], favour [Brit, Cdn], plus, point, prefer, welfare

Antonym: disadvantage

Part of: lawn tennis, tennis

Encyclopedia: Advantage