1. n преимущество; превосходство

the advantages of a good education — преимущества хорошего образования

pressing home an advantage — использование преимущества

gain the advantage over — получать преимущество перед

pressed home an advantage — использовал преимущество

gain an advantage over — получать преимущество перед

press home an advantage — использовать преимущество

2. n выгода; польза; выигрыш

advantage ground — выгодная позиция ; выгодное стратегическое положение

to advantage — выгодно, хорошо; в выгодном свете

this is to my advantage — это мне выгодно

what you tell me is not to his advantage — то, что вы мне рассказываете, характеризует его отнюдь не с лучшей стороны

in this light the picture shows to good advantage — картина выигрывает при этом освещении

common advantage — общая выгода

double advantage — двоякая выгода

mutual advantage — взаимная выгода

mechanical advantage — выигрыш в силе

collateral advantage — побочная выгода

3. n спорт. преимущество в счёте

advantage game — игра, выигранная в партии после счёта по пяти

advantage over — преимущество перед

got advantage — получил преимущество

get advantage — получать преимущество

decided advantage — решающее преимущество

prime advantage — важнейшее преимущество

4. v давать преимущество; благоприятствовать; способствовать; приносить пользу, выгоду

to advantage agriculture — способствовать развитию сельского хозяйства

taking advantage of — пользующийся; извлечение выгоды из

incidental advantage — незначительное преимущество

get the advantage over — получить преимущество над

gain an advantage of — получать преимущество перед

consolidating advantage — закрепление преимущества

Синонимический ряд:
1. allowance (noun) allowance; bulge; draw; edge; handicap; head start; jump; odds; start
2. benefit (noun) benediction; benefit; blessing; convenience; expediency; favour; gain; godsend; good; gratification; improvement; interest; preference; profit; prosperity; purpose; weal; welfare; well-being
3. better (noun) better; superiority; upper hand; victory; whip hand
4. dominance (noun) ascendance; dominance; leverage; precedence; preeminence; prevalence; supremacy; vantage point
5. payoff (noun) accommodation; bonus; boon; payoff; perk; prerogative; privilege; reward; vantage
6. use (noun) account; applicability; application; appropriateness; avail; fitness; gain; interest; profit; relevance; service; serviceability; use; usefulness; utility; value
7. benefit (verb) avail; benefit; profit; serve; work for
Антонимический ряд:
curse; difficulty; dilemma; disadvantage; disappointment; drawback; frustration; handicap; hindrance; inferiority; loss; obstacle; obstruction; restriction

English-Russian base dictionary . 2014.

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