advantage
Listen to an audio pronunciation
Listen to an audio pronunciation
advantage(
ahd
-
vahn
-
tihj
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (superiority)
a. la ventaja
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The advantage of showering at the gym is that you save money on your water bill.La ventaja de ducharse en el gimnasio es que ahorras dinero en la factura del agua.
2. (gain)
a. el beneficio
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
My colleagues' mistakes will work in my advantage when it comes to a promotion.Los errores de mis colegas revertirán en mi beneficio a la hora de un ascenso.
b. el provecho
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Try to take advantage of the situation.Intenta sacarle provecho a la situación.
3. (tennis)
a. la ventaja
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
To win a tennis game, a player must have a two-point advantage.Para ganar un partido de tenis, un jugador debe tener una ventaja de dos puntos.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
4. (to benefit)
a. favorecer
The queen's family was openly advantaged by the king. That's how it came to be one of the most powerful families in England.El rey favoreció abiertamente a la familia de la reina. Así es como se convirtió en una de las familias más poderosas de Inglaterra.
Copyright © Curiosity Media Inc.
advantage
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la ventaja
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
to have an advantage overtener ventaja sobre
to take advantage ofaprovecharse de
to turn something to one's advantagesacar provecho de algo
it would be to your advantagete conviene
advantage Samprasventaja de or para Sampras
Copyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited
advantage [ədˈvɑːntɪdʒ]
noun
1 ventaja (f)
it's no advantage to play first el jugar primero no es una ventaja; "languages and shorthand an advantage" (in job advert) "serán méritos or se valorarán idiomas y taquigrafía"
to have an advantage over sb llevar ventaja a algn
I'm sorry, you have the advantage of me lo siento, pero no recuerdo su nombre; to have an advantage in numbers llevar ventaja en cuanto al número; he has the advantage of youth tiene la ventaja de ser joven; the plan has many advantages el proyecto tiene muchas ventajas
to show sth off to best advantage hacer que algo se vea bajo la luz más favorable
to take advantage of sb (unfairly) aprovecharse de algn; sacar partido de algn; (sexually) abusar de algn
to take advantage of an opportunity aprovechar una oportunidad
it's to our advantage es ventajoso para nosotros
to turn sth to (one's) advantage sacar buen partido de algo
2 (Dep)
advantage González (Tennis) ventaja González
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
Word Roots
Hover on a tile to learn new words with the same root.
Loading roots
Phrases with "advantage"
Here are the most popular phrases with "advantage." Click the phrases to see the full entry.
take advantage of
aprovechar, aprovecharse de
take advantage
aprovecharse
I took advantage of
aproveché
I took advantage
aproveché
take advantage of them
aprovéchalos
Examplesloading
Learn Spanish with Fluencia
Try Fluencia, the new Spanish learning program from SpanishDict.
  • Fun and interactive
  • Highly effective
  • Easy to use
  • Works on any device
Start Learning
Did this page answer your question?