bun] (n) (1) (See 文・もん・2) one-tenth; one percent (one-tenth of a wari); 3 mm (one-tenth of a sun); 2.4 mm (one-tenth of a mon,
a traditional unit used to measure shoe sizes); 0.375 grams (one-tenth of a monme); 0.1 degree (one-tenth of a do,
used to measure body temperature on any temperature scale); (2) one-quarter of a ryou (obsolete unit of currency); (3) thickness; (4) advantageous circumstances [Add to Longdo]
Result from Foreign Dictionaries (2 entries found)
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:
Advantageous \Ad`van*ta"geous\, a. [F. avantageux, fr.
Being of advantage; conferring advantage; gainful;
profitable; useful; beneficial; as, an advantageous position;
trade is advantageous to a nation.
Advabtageous comparison with any other country.
You see . . . of what use a good reputation is, and how
swift and advantageous a harbinger it is, wherever one
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
adj 1: giving an advantage; "a contract advantageous to our
country"; "socially advantageous to entertain often"
2: appropriate for achieving a particular end; implies a lack of
concern for fairness
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