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1A superior or higher position; (in later use chiefly) specifically a place affording a good view or prospect.
2Real Tennis Lawn Tennis
Real Tennis and Lawn Tennis. The first point scored after a deuce.
3A point or feature which makes something better or gives an advantage.
Late 18th century; earliest use found in The Morning Chronicle. From advantage + point.
advantage point/ədˈvɑːntɪdʒ ˌpɔɪnt//ədˈvantɪdʒ ˌpɔɪnt/
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