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disadvantage

noun [C]  us   /ˌdɪs·ədˈvæn·tɪdʒ/
something that makes a successful result less likely, esp. less likely for you than it is for others: There are disadvantages to living in a rural area.at a disadvantage If you are at a disadvantage, you are in a situation in which you are less likely to succeed than others: She felt that being so young put her at a disadvantage for the executive position.
Translations of “disadvantage”
in Arabic عَيْب, ضَرَر…
in Korean 약점, 불리한 점…
in Malaysian kelemahan…
in French désavantage…
in Turkish mahsur, sakınca, dezavantaj…
in Italian svantaggio…
in Chinese (Traditional) 劣勢,不利因素…
in Russian невыгодное положение, недостаток…
in Polish minus, wada…
in Vietnamese sự bất lợi…
in Spanish desventaja…
in Portuguese desvantagem, prejuízo, inconveniente…
in Thai ข้อเสียเปรียบ…
in German der Nachteil…
in Catalan desavantatge…
in Japanese 不利なこと…
in Indonesian kekurangan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 劣势,不利因素…
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