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advantage

A benefit, a favourable condition.
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He had besides received proper hints from his brother, which he failed not to improve to the best advantage.
What natural selection cannot do, is to modify the structure of one species, without giving it any advantage, for the good of another species; and though statements to this effect may be found in works of natural history, I cannot find one case which will bear investigation.
No naturalist doubts the advantage of what has been called the 'physiological division of labour;' hence we may believe that it would be advantageous to a plant to produce stamens alone in one flower or on one whole plant, and pistils alone in another flower or on another plant.
Thus it might be a great advantage to the hive-bee to have a slightly longer or differently constructed proboscis.
To be sure, it would have been more for the advantage of conversation had Miss Lydia Bennet come upon the town; or, as the happiest alternative, been secluded from the world, in some distant farmhouse.
It was an union that must have been to the advantage of both: by her ease and liveliness, his mind might have been softened, his manners improved; and from his judgement, information, and knowledge of the world, she must have received benefit of greater importance.
It is an advantage to have it so far from this part of the kingdom.
As the former periods will probably bear a small proportion to the latter, the State governments will here enjoy another advantage over the federal government.
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Our continued collaboration enables us to support a complete front-to-back design flow that accelerates the creation of FPGA designs and yields substantial advantages for customers," said Rich Sevcik, senior vice president of FPGA Products at Xilinx.