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[ US /ˌædvənˈteɪdʒəs/ ]
[ UK /ɐdvɑːntˈe‍ɪd‍ʒəs/ ]
  1. appropriate for achieving a particular end; implies a lack of concern for fairness
  2. giving an advantage
    a contract advantageous to our country
    socially advantageous to entertain often
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How To Use advantageous In A Sentence

  • The solution obtained by dissolving the absorbent albuminoid in the buffer advantageously contains 6% by weight of this albuminoid.
  • We (the Western public) regard picnics as highly advantageous to health and beauty, promoting social sympathy and high-toned alimentiveness, advancing the interests of the community and the ultimate welfare of the nation. Punchinello, Volume 1, No. 17, July 23, 1870
  • Many people find it socially and morally advantageous to hypocritically profess their religious beliefs, and to use religion to justify what they want to believe and do. Dr T.P.Chia 
  • With some precautions, women can regain their advantageous position in the healthy heart race.
  • If they feel it is advantageous for them to retire their current bonds and secure a lower rate by issuing new bonds, they may call their bonds.
  • When making a decision of minor importance, I have always found it advantageous to consider all the pros and cons. In vital matters, however, such as the choice of a mate or a profession, the decision should come from the unconscious, from somewhere within ourselves. In the important decisions of personal life, we should be governed, I think, by the deep inner needs of our nature. Sigmund Freud 
  • Ultimately, under the Court's decision, a successful plaintiff will have to prove she was singled out for disadvantageous treatment in the workplace.
  • Taxes must be adequate to raise a revenue sufficient to meet those federal expenditures which are truly advantageous to the general welfare, to maintain justifiable confidence in the soundness of the dollar, and to underwrite the safety of the federal debt as an investment. As The Allies Face The Future
  • The United States will retain its advantageous position for the next 20 or 30 years.
  • Let us consider animals first. It is conceivable that collective resistance would be individually advantageous.
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