vantage

[van-tij, vahn-]
noun
1.
a position, condition, or place affording some advantage or a commanding view.
2.
an advantage or superiority: the vantage of wisdom that often comes with age.
3.
British, advantage ( def 5 ).

Origin:
1250–1300; Middle English < Anglo-French, aphetic variant of avantage advantage

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vantage (ˈvɑːntɪdʒ)
 
n
1.  a state, position, or opportunity affording superiority or advantage
2.  superiority or benefit accruing from such a position, state, etc
3.  tennis short for advantage
 
[C13: from Old French avantageadvantage]
 
'vantageless
 
adj

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vantage
c.1300, "advantage, profit," from Anglo-Fr. vantage, from O.Fr. avantage (see advantage).
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Example sentences
However this area is not so well preserved, and they were unable to confirm it
  as a second vantage point.
Northwest clouds are viewed easily from the park's wide-open western vantage
  point.
The house's entire span is visible, if one wants it to be, from one end to the
  other at almost any vantage point.
Doesn't matter if it's true or not, from your vantage point.
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