advantageous
adj.
VERBS
be, prove

It may be advantageous to buy in bulk.

Membership of the union could prove advantageous.

become
make sth

Lower fares make it advantageous to travel in winter.

consider sth, deem sth, find sth

You may find it advantageous to wait a few weeks before replying.

ADVERB
extremely, fairly, very, etc.
highly, particularly
mutually

This trade arrangement could be mutually advantageous,

economically, financially
politically
PREPOSITION
for

This plan could be advantageous for people on low incomes.

to

The new tax system is advantageous to small businesses.

Advantageous is used with these nouns: ↑mutation

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