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disadvantage

dis·ad·van·tage

disadvantage

 
 
pronunciation:
dIs d vaen tihj
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a condition or situation that makes it more difficult to succeed.
Despite the disadvantage of being poor, he became very successful.
 
antonyms:
advantage, edge
similar words:
deficiency, handicap, lack
definition 2: something that causes a condition that is not favorable; drawback.
One disadvantage of this car is its small size.
synonyms:
drawback, handicap
antonyms:
benefit
similar words:
defect, flaw, minus
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