advantage

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ədˈvɑːntɪdʒ/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ædˈvæntɪdʒ/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(ad vantij, -vän-)


Inflections of 'advantage' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
advantages
v 3rd person singular
advantaging
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
advantaged
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
advantaged
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
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advantage

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. a [strong, definite, clear] advantage
  2. a [competitive, strategic] advantage
  3. has an unfair advantage
  4. is another advantage to [graduating, training hard]
  5. it is a clear advantage to [graduate]
  6. is one of the best advantages of my [job, position]
  7. (who) has the advantage
  8. has the advantage of [being, knowing]
  9. had [the, an] advantage over him
  10. has an advantage over him [in the game, for the promotion]
  11. gained an advantage through [hard work, deception]
  12. gained an advantage by [working hard]
  13. use your advantage (wisely)
  14. took advantage of his [position, power]
  15. took advantage of her at the [office, bar]
  16. take advantage of the [opportunity, situation]
  17. took advantage of her [kindness, generosity]
  18. take (full) advantage of the [situation, opportunity]
  19. is always (being) taken advantage of
  20. [could, would] be considered an advantage (to)
  21. has (its) advantages and disadvantages
  22. the advantages and disadvantages of
  23. tennis: advantage, [Sharapova]
n as adj
  1. tennis: advantage scoring
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