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

16 May 2018      


Just a copy & paste from dictionary.com, but it might help.
having greater resources or better skills, education, facilities, etc.:
She is more advantaged than her cousin.
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     

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