Ad`van*ta"geous (#), a. [F. avantageux, fr. avantage.]
Being of advantage; conferring advantage; gainful; profitable; useful; beneficial; as, an advantageous position; trade is advantageous to a nation.
Advantageous comparison with any other country.
You see . . . of what use a good reputation is, and how swift and advantageous a harbinger it is, wherever one goes.
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