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empowerment vs advantage #1 (permalink) Tue Jan 20, 2009 13:46 pm   empowerment vs advantage
 

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ESL/EFL Test #574 "Corporate Culture (1)", question 10

Prior to the Internet, large telephone companies had a competitive ......... over smaller communication companies because they owned most of the telephone line infrastructure. Now, Internet capabilities have changed all that.

(a) empowerment
(b) advantage
(c) disadvantage
(d) lawsuit

English Language Proficiency Tests, Advanced Level

ESL/EFL Test #574 "Corporate Culture (1)", answer 10

Prior to the Internet, large telephone companies had a competitive empowerment over smaller communication companies because they owned most of the telephone line infrastructure. Now, Internet capabilities have changed all that.

Correct answer: (a) empowerment

Your answer was: incorrect
Prior to the Internet, large telephone companies had a competitive advantage over smaller communication companies because they owned most of the telephone line infrastructure. Now, Internet capabilities have changed all that.
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why not advantage? please, explain the sentence! thx
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empowerment vs advantage #2 (permalink) Tue Jan 20, 2009 15:23 pm   empowerment vs advantage
 

You're right. This is a mistake/error. The answer is "competitive advantage."
Good job!
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empowerment vs advantage #3 (permalink) Tue Jan 20, 2009 15:35 pm   empowerment vs advantage
 

Ok. Corrected.
http://www.english-test.net/esl/learn/english/grammar/ai574/esl-test.php#corporate_culture_question_ten
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empowerment vs advantage #4 (permalink) Wed Jan 21, 2009 23:13 pm   empowerment vs advantage
 

Thanks Slava.
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