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advantageous

ad·van·ta·geous

advantageous

 
pronunciation:
aed vn teI jihs [or] aed vaen teI jihs
part of speech: adjective
definition: giving a benefit or advantage; helpful; useful.
Taking the bus was advantageous because it saved time.
synonyms:
beneficial, favorable, profitable
antonyms:
detrimental
similar words:
good, helpful, valuable
derivations: advantageously (adv.), advantageousness (n.)