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inconvenient

adjective
 
 
/ˌɪnkənˈviːniənt/
B2 involving or causing difficulty, such as unexpected changes or effort: It was very inconvenient for me not having the car. I'm sorry, I seem to have called at an inconvenient time.Inconvenience
Translations of “inconvenient”
in Korean 불편한…
in Arabic مُزْعِج…
in French mal choisi…
in Turkish zahmetli, sıkıntılı, rahatsızlık verici…
in Italian inopportuno, scomodo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 帶來不便的…
in Russian неудобный…
in Polish niedogodny…
in Spanish inconveniente, inoportuno, malo…
in Portuguese inconveniente…
in German ungelegen…
in Catalan poc pràctic, inoportú…
in Japanese 不便な, 迷惑な…
in Chinese (Simplified) 带来不便的…
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