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  • advantage — ad‧van‧tage [ədˈvɑːntɪdʒ ǁ ədˈvæn ] noun [countable, uncountable] something that helps you to be better or more successful than others: • America s lead in aerospace is one of its most important competitive advantages. • Government subsidies give …   Financial and business terms

  • Advantage gambling — Advantage gambling, or advantage play, refers to a practice of using legal ways to gain a mathematical advantage while gambling. The term usually refers to house banked games, but can also refer to games played against other players, such as… …   Wikipedia

  • advantage — [ad vant′ij, ədvant′ij] n. [ME avantage, avauntage < OFr avantage < avant, before < L ab + ante: see ADVANCE] 1. a more favorable position; superiority: often with of or over 2. a favorable or beneficial circumstance, event, etc. 3. gain …   English World dictionary

  • make a virtue of something — phrase to get benefits by accepting a situation that you cannot change and using it to your advantage We can make a virtue of these delays, and use the time to make sure everything is done right. Thesaurus: to have, or to take advantage of, an… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Make — (m[=a]k), v. i. 1. To act in a certain manner; to have to do; to manage; to interfere; to be active; often in the phrase to meddle or make. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] A scurvy, jack a nape priest to meddle or make. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To proceed;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • make capital out of something — phrase to get an advantage from a situation, especially a bad situation She accused him of trying to make political capital out of an important issue. Thesaurus: to have, or to take advantage of, an opportunitysynonym Main entry: capital …   Useful english dictionary

  • Make-A-Million — is a card game created by Parker Brothers. It was copyrighted in 1934 and released to the public in 1935. The game was first released in Salem, Massachusetts, and then to New York City, San Francisco, Chicago, and Atlanta. The original game was… …   Wikipedia

  • Make Love! The Bruce Campbell Way —   Author(s) Bruce Campbell …   Wikipedia

  • make hay while the sun shines — make the most of an opportunity, take advantage of something, strike while the iron is hot, seize the day, carpe diem. → hay * * * make hay while the sun shines To seize an opportunity while it lasts • • • Main Entry: ↑hay * * * see hay I * * *… …   Useful english dictionary

  • make a virtue of necessity — To do as if from a sense of duty (or with a sense of duty called in for the occasion) something unpleasant one is forced to do • • • Main Entry: ↑virtue * * * make a virtue of necessity phrase to pretend that you are doing something because you… …   Useful english dictionary

  • make the most of something — make the ˈmost of sth/sb/yourself idiom to gain as much advantage, enjoyment, etc. as you can from sb/sth • It s my first trip abroad so I m going to make the most of it. • She doesn t know how to make the most of herself (= make herself appear… …   Useful english dictionary

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