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flip sidenoun [S]

uk   /ˈflɪp ˌsaɪd/  us   /ˈflɪp ˌsaɪd/
the ​opposite, less good, or less ​popularside of something: We're now ​starting to ​see the ​flipside of the government's ​economicpolicy.
old-fashioned the less ​popularside of a ​record
(Definition of flip side from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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flip sidenoun [U]

 /ˈflɪp ˌsɑɪd/
an ​opposite or ​unattractiveresult of a ​popular or ​attractiveaction: More ​homelessness is the flip side of getting ​people off ​welfare.
(Definition of flip side from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “flip side”
in Chinese (Simplified) 反面, 负面, 不受欢迎的一面…
in Chinese (Traditional) 反面, 負面, 不受歡迎的一面…
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