advantaged
adjective Date: 1950 having or providing an advantage and especially a social or financial advantage over others <
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  • advantaged — /ad van tijd, vahn /, adj. 1. having greater resources or better skills, education, facilities, etc.: She is more advantaged than her cousin. 2. having sufficient or abundant income, natural resources, etc.; affluent: the advantaged nations. n. 3 …   Universalium

  • advantaged — /ad van tijd, vahn /, adj. 1. having greater resources or better skills, education, facilities, etc.: She is more advantaged than her cousin. 2. having sufficient or abundant income, natural resources, etc.; affluent: the advantaged nations. n. 3 …   Useful english dictionary

  • Advantaged — Advantage Ad*van tage, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Advantaged}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Advantaging}.] [F. avantager, fr. avantage. See {Advance}.] To give an advantage to; to further; to promote; to benefit; to profit. [1913 Webster] The truth is, the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • advantaged — ad|van|taged [ədˈva:ntıdʒd US ədˈvæn ] adj formal having more money, a higher social position etc than someone else ≠ ↑disadvantaged ▪ Some of the boys come from less advantaged backgrounds. socially/geographically/economically etc advantaged …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • advantaged — [[t]ædvɑ͟ːntɪʤd, væ̱n [/t]] ADJ GRADED A person or place that is advantaged is in a better social or financial position than other people or places. Some cities are always going to be more advantaged. Syn: privileged Ant: disadvantaged …   English dictionary

  • advantaged — ad|van|taged [ əd væntıdʒd ] adjective having benefits or advantages that other people do not have: The new law allows school districts to spend more money on less advantaged children. ─ opposite DISADVANTAGED …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • advantaged — UK [ədˈvɑːntɪdʒd] / US [ədˈvæntɪdʒd] adjective having benefits or advantages that other people do not have The new law allows schools to spend more money on less advantaged children …   English dictionary

  • advantaged — adj. blessed with advantages; favored ad·van·tage || É™d vɑːntɪdÊ’ n. benefit; profit; utility, avail v. help, assist; promote; be beneficial to; give an advantage to …   English contemporary dictionary

  • advantaged —    neither poor nor feckless    Political jargon of those who believe that individual prosperity may result more from injustice and greed than from thrift and application. Thus the poor may be described as the least advantageous section of the… …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • advantaged — adjective in a favourable social or economic position. → advantage …   English new terms dictionary

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