advantageous

[ ad-vuh n-tey-juh s ]SEE DEFINITION OF advantageous
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It will readily be seen how advantageous these proprietary rights must have been to the wife.

How advantageous this business will eventually prove to me, I cannot say.

When it has lain in pickle a few days, it would be advantageous to boil and skim the brine, and pour it on again when cold.

How then can wisdom be advantageous, when giving no advantage?

The Americans had the most advantageous position, but were at times overwhelmed by numbers.

But its situation is most charming from its beauty, and most advantageous for trade.

Their confidence is cheering to me, and will, I trust, be advantageous to themselves.

Feeding of calves by hand is also, in various respects, advantageous.

On the contrary, all such efforts would be advantageous to the state.

They were on a facet of the hill not quite so advantageous as others.

WORD ORIGIN

1590s, formed in English from advantage, or else from French avantageux (15c.), from avantage (see advantage). Related: Advantageously; advantageousness.

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