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disadvantage

noun [C or U] uk   /ˌdɪs.ədˈvɑːn.tɪdʒ/  us   /-ˈvæn.t̬ɪdʒ/
B1 a condition or situation that causes problems, especially one which causes something or someone to be less successful than other things or people: One disadvantage of living in the town is the lack of safe places for children to play. We need to consider whether the disadvantages of the plan outweigh the advantages.at a disadvantage C2 in a situation in which you are less likely to succeed than others: He's at a disadvantage being so shy. This new law places/puts poorer families at a distinct disadvantage.
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disadvantageous
adjective uk   /ˌdɪsˌæd.vənˈteɪ.dʒəs/  us   /-væn-/

disadvantage

verb [T] uk   /ˌdɪs.ədˈvɑːn.tɪdʒ/  us   /-ˈvæn.t̬ɪdʒ/
to cause someone or something to be less successful than most other people or things: Teachers claim such measures could unfairly disadvantage ethnic minorities.
Traducciones de “disadvantage”
en árabe عَيْب, ضَرَر…
en coreano 약점, 불리한 점…
in Malaysian kelemahan…
en francés désavantage…
en turco mahsur, sakınca, dezavantaj…
en italiano svantaggio…
en chino (tradicionál) 劣勢,不利因素…
en ruso невыгодное положение, недостаток…
en polaco minus, wada…
in Vietnamese sự bất lợi…
en español desventaja…
en portugués desvantagem, prejuízo, inconveniente…
in Thai ข้อเสียเปรียบ…
en alemán der Nachteil…
en catalán desavantatge…
en japonés 不利なこと…
in Indonesian kekurangan…
en chino (simplificado) 劣势,不利因素…
(Definition of disadvantage from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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