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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Advantageous  \Ad`van*ta"geous\,  a.  [F.  avantageux  fr 
  avantage.] 
  Being  of  advantage;  conferring  advantage;  gainful; 
  profitable;  useful;  beneficial;  as  an  advantageous  position; 
  trade  is  advantageous  to  a  nation. 
 
  Advabtageous  comparison  with  any  other  country. 
  --Prescott. 
 
  You  see  .  .  .  of  what  use  a  good  reputation  is  and  how 
  swift  and  advantageous  a  harbinger  it  is  wherever  one 
  goes.  --Chesterfield. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  advantageous 
  adj  1:  giving  an  advantage;  "a  contract  advantageous  to  our 
  country";  "socially  advantageous  to  entertain  often" 
  [ant:  {disadvantageous}] 
  2:  appropriate  for  achieving  a  particular  end  implies  a  lack 
  of  concern  for  fairness  [syn:  {appropriate}] 
  3:  likely  to  be  of  benefit  or  advantage;  "in  an  advantageous 
  position" 
  4:  very  favorable  or  advantageous;  "a  golden  opportunity"  [syn: 
  {favorable},  {golden}] 




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