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  Definition of advantage
  1. benefit resulting from some event or action; "it turned out to my advantage"; "reaping the rewards of generosity"
  2. the quality of having a superior or more favorable position; "the experience gave him the advantage over me"
  3. first point scored after deuce
  4. give an advantage to; "This system advantages the rich"
Similar Words: reward, vantage

 

Hyponyms: favor, favour, leverage, handicap, homecourt advantage, lead, pull, clout, start, head start, profit, gain, preference, privilege, expedience, expediency, superiority, favorable position, favourable position, good, favorableness, favourableness, advantageousness, tax advantage

 

Part Meronyms: tennis, lawn tennis

 

Derivational Morphology: reward, vantage

 

Language Translations:
Albanian: përfitim   Catalan: avantatge  
Chinese: 有利的   Danish: fordel  
Finnish: etu   French: avantage  
German: Vorteil   Hungarian: előny  
Japanese:   Portuguese: vantagem  
Russian: преимущество   Spanish: ventaja  
Turkish: avantaj  
 
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