advantageous UK US /ˌædvənˈteɪdʒəs/ adjective
something that is advantageous helps you or is useful to you: advantageous for sb »

How can we make economic growth more advantageous for small communities?

advantageous to/for sb »

Pre-selling is advantageous to both customers and stores.

it is advantageous to do sth »

When it comes to investing money, it is advantageous to have a well-balanced, diversified approach.


Unfortunately, we are no longer in the competitively advantageous position we were in five years ago.


Employee share schemes allow staff to buy shares on advantageous terms.


WTO members are committed to delivering a mutually advantageous trade liberalization.


advantageous deals/prices/rates


economically/financially/politically advantageous

advantageously /ˌædvænˈteɪdʒəsli/ adverb

Negotiating advantageously from a position of weakness is not easy.

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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