advantageous advantageous  /ˌæd vən ˈteɪ dʒəs/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) giving an advantage
  2. (adj) appropriate for achieving a particular end; implies a lack of concern for fairness

Usage(s):

  1. But better still is for us to take measures that will be advantageous both to China and to us.
  2. In all of them he is taking the position most advantageous for his campaign in the fall.
  3. The next Windows release, Vista, will have some comprehensive photo tools, but having the organizing system and editing tools in one package is advantageous.

News

  1. U.S. Open leaderboard 2013: Phil Mickelson remains at 2-under

    Despite not taking advantageous of a couple prime birdie opportunities, Phil Mickelson continues to lead the 2013 U.S. Open. Mickelson has carded 10 straight pars after an opening bogey and continues to lead by one stroke at 2-under.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Philly.com

  2. Foundings Matter: Thiel's Law Applied To Biotech

    Thiel’s law: A startup messed up at its foundation cannot be fixed. Much like an organism, the “DNA” of a startup gets encoded at the outset – which genes or attributes will really matter going forward, and the possible deleterious (or advantageous) mutations that will impact the startup’s maturation down the road. Once in place, it’s very hard to change the genomic DNA of a startup.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Forbes

Quotes

  1. "Very confident, yet not overly so," said Ohio Democratic Party chief Chris Redfern, who said the financial turmoil is dreadful for the country but "politically it's advantageous" for Obama.
    on Oct 4, 2008 By: Chris Redfern Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. In his weekly radio address Friday, Beebe said "conservative budgeting and cautious spending have put Arkansas in an advantageous position."
    on Jul 3, 2010 By: Mike Beebe Source: Fort Smith Times Record

  3. "One mustn't be too hard on our strikers. If they aren't scoring well, maybe it's because the balls aren't arriving fast enough to them," he said. "To score goals, you need to receive the ball in advantageous positions. I wouldn't like to be...
    on Jul 2, 2010 By: Gerardo Martino Source: Earthtimes

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