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drawback

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈdrɔːbæk/
[C] a disadvantage, or the negative part of a situation, product, etc.: A drawback for some savers is that the bond has a minimum investment of £10,000.a big/main/major drawback The design of the computer has one big drawback: a noisy built-in fan. Every strategic choice has its benefits and drawbacks.
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Translations of “drawback”
in Korean 결점…
in Arabic عائق…
in Portuguese problema, obstáculo, inconveniente…
in Catalan inconvenient…
in Japanese 不利な点, 難点…
in Italian inconveniente…
in Chinese (Traditional) 缺點,弱點, 不利因素…
in Russian недостаток…
in Turkish mahsur, eksiklik, sakınca…
in Chinese (Simplified) 缺点,弱点, 不利因素…
in Polish wada, minus…
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