have the advantage of

have the advantage of (something)

To have a favorable attribute, especially in comparison to other similar people or things. I think I'm the strongest candidate for the job, especially since I have the advantage of my extensive student teaching experience.
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have the advantage of

be in a stronger position than. dated
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The State governments will have the advantage of the Federal government, whether we compare them in respect to the immediate dependence of the one on the other; to the weight of personal influence which each side will possess; to the powers respectively vested in them; to the predilection and probable support of the people; to the disposition and faculty of resisting and frustrating the measures of each other.
It suffered, to a degree, because it was so new, and secondarily, because it simply didn't have the advantage of serious marketing behind it which is critical to a venture like this," says Price.
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