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Noun
A disadvantage suffered as the result of an action or situation
“An attempt to prevent an election would be to their disadvantage.”
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An unfavorable circumstance or condition that reduces the chances of success or effectiveness
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“They suffered the disadvantage of lacking much knowledge that only time would bring to light.”
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The state or fact of being troublesome or difficult with regard to one's personal requirements or comfort
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The state of having a lack of something that is necessary or essential
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An unforeseen event causing great upset or unpleasantness
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Downside
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To put in an unfavorable position in relation to someone or something else
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“The new pension scheme appears to disadvantage certain sections of the community.”
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Cause trouble or difficulty to
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To cause mental or emotional harm to
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