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downsidenoun [U]

us   /ˈdɑʊnˌsɑɪd/
the negative part of a situation: It’s a great plan – the downside is that it’s going to cost a lot of money.
(Definition of downside from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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downsidenoun [C]

uk   /ˈdaʊnsaɪd/ us  
a disadvantage or problem: The only downside of working here is that it is so far from my home. The town's rapid growth does have a downside. We discussed all the potential downsides, but in the end she decided to go ahead.
(Definition of downside from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “downside”
in Chinese (Simplified) 不利的一面,不利因素…
in Turkish sakınca, mahsur, dezavantaj…
in Russian отрицательная сторона…
in Chinese (Traditional) 不利的一面,不利因素…
in Polish minus, wada…
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