advantage advantage  /æd ˈvæn tɪdʒ/


  1. (n) the quality of having a superior or more favorable position
  2. (n) (tennis) first point scored after deuce
  3. (n) benefit resulting from some event or action
  4. (v) give an advantage to



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  1. What's more, Republicans' chances of holding the House were further enhanced by their huge funding-raising advantage and the popularity of the president.
  2. At this stage, then, the Democrats' 9-point advantage in party preference may not be a reliable indicator of a shift in control of the House of Representatives.


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  1. "They're wounded right now and you really do want to be able to take advantage of that moment, obviously. From their perspective, to do that to us at this time would have bolstered them," Rays manager Joe Maddon said.
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: Joe Maddon Source: The Canadian Press

  2. "It's pro bike racing, it's dog eat dog," Armstrong said. "One day you're the peacemaker and the rational mind, and the next day you're taking advantage of every opportunity."
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: Lance Armstrong Source: The Associated Press

  3. "It would be to ensure that arriving by boat does not give anybody an advantage in the likelihood that they would end up settling in Australia or other countries in the region," she said.
    on Jul 5, 2010 By: Julia Gillard Source: 3AW (blog)

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