1 giving an advantage; "a contract advantageous to our country"; "socially advantageous to entertain often" [ant: disadvantageous]
2 appropriate for achieving a particular end; implies a lack of concern for fairness [syn: appropriate]
- Rhymes with: -eɪdʒəs
- Being of advantage; conferring advantage; gainful; profitable; useful; beneficial; as, an advantageous position; trade is advantageous to a nation.
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