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nhatminh0904
Vietnam

meaning
 
please tell me what is the differences between these adjectives "advantaged" and "advantageous". Thanks in advance

16 May 2018      



Matthew@ELSP
Japan

Just a copy & paste from dictionary.com, but it might help.
 
1.
having greater resources or better skills, education, facilities, etc.:
She is more advantaged than her cousin.
 
1.
providing an advantage; furnishing convenience or opportunity; favorable; profitable; useful; beneficial:
an advantageous position; an advantageous treaty.
 
It seems to me that the first speaks of a person and the second of a situation. 
 

16 May 2018     



cunliffe
United Kingdom

Yes, that ´s right. ´Advantaged ´ may be used to describe someone who has advantages, as in the example given. ´Advantageous ´ will be used to describe a situation which has advantages. 

17 May 2018