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English definition of “downside”

downside

noun     /ˈdaʊn.saɪd/
C1 a disadvantage of a situation : The downside of living here, of course , is that it is expensive . Unemployment , inflation , and greater inequality are often the downside of a market economy . → Compare upsideAdvantage and disadvantage
(Definition of downside noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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