advantageous

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advantage +‎ -ous or from Middle French avantageus (French avantageux). See advantage.

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advantageous (comparative more advantageous, superlative most advantageous)

  1. Being of advantage, beneficial
    • 1900, Joseph Conrad, Lord Jim Chapter 32
      Jim took up an advantageous position and shepherded them out in a bunch through the doorway.

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