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drawbacknoun [C]

 us   /ˈdrɔ·bæk/
a ​disadvantage or ​problem; the ​negativepart of a ​situation: One of the drawbacks of ​working for a ​bigcompany is that you have to ​follow a lot of ​rules.
(Definition of drawback from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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drawbacknoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈdrɔːbæk/
[C] a disadvantage, or the ​negativepart of a ​situation, ​product, etc.: A drawback for some ​savers is that the ​bond has a ​minimuminvestment of £10,000.a big/main/major drawback The ​design of the ​computer has one ​big drawback: a noisy ​built-in fan. Every ​strategicchoice has itsbenefits and drawbacks.
(Definition of drawback from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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