downside Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"downside" in British English

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downsidenoun

uk   us   /ˈdaʊn.saɪd/
C1 a ​disadvantage of a ​situation: The downside ofliving here, of ​course, is that it is ​expensive. Unemployment, ​inflation, and ​greaterinequality are often the downside of a ​marketeconomy.
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(Definition of downside from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"downside" in American English

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downsidenoun [U]

 us   /ˈdɑʊnˌsɑɪd/
the ​negativepart of a ​situation: It’s a ​greatplan – 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)

"downside" in Business English

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downsidenoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈdaʊnsaɪd/
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.
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(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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