Complete Definition of "disadvantage"

English

Pronunciation
(Received Pronunciation|UK) IPA|/ËdɪsÉdËvÉËntɪdÊ/, SAMPA|/%[email protected]"vA:ntIdZ/
(General American|US) IPA|/ËdɪsÉdËvæntɪdÊ/, SAMPA|/%[email protected]"v{ntIdZ/

Noun
en-noun

  1. A weakness or undesirable characteristic; a con.

#:The disadvantage to owning a food processor is that you have to store it somewhere.

  1. A setback or handicap.

#:My height is a disadvantage for reaching high shelves.

Translations
trans-top|a weakness
Czech: nevýhoda f
Finnish: haitta, varjopuoli, haittapuoli
trans-mid
Hebrew: ××סר×× (khisaron) m
trans-bottom

trans-top|a setback or handicap
Czech: nevýhoda f
Finnish: haitta, varjopuoli, haittapuoli
trans-mid
Hebrew: ××סר×× (khisaron) m
trans-bottom

Verb
en-verb|disadvantag|ing

  1. transitive To place at a disadvantage.

#:They fear it might disadvantage honest participants to allow automated entries.

Derived terms
disadvantageous
disadvantageously
disadvantageousness

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