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disadvantage

[ dis-uhd-van-tij, -vahn- ]
/ 藢d瑟s 蓹d藞v忙n t瑟d蕭, -藞v蓱n- /
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noun
absence or deprivation of advantage or equality.
the state or an instance of being in an unfavorable circumstance or condition: to be at a disadvantage.
something that puts one in an unfavorable position or condition: His bad temper is a disadvantage.
injury to interest, reputation, credit, profit, etc.; loss: Your behavior is a disadvantage to your family's good name.
verb (used with object), dis路ad路van路taged, dis路ad路van路tag路ing.
to subject to disadvantage: I was disadvantaged by illness.
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Origin of disadvantage

1350鈥1400; Middle English disavauntage<Anglo-French; Old French desavantage.See dis-1, advantage
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British Dictionary definitions for disadvantage

disadvantage
/ (藢d瑟s蓹d藞v蓱藧nt瑟d蕭) /

noun
an unfavourable circumstance, state of affairs, thing, person, etc
injury, loss, or detriment
an unfavourable condition or situation (esp in the phrase at a disadvantage)
verb
(tr) to put at a disadvantage; handicap
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