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noun [countable/uncountable] British English pronunciation: disadvantage /ˌdɪsədˈvɑːntɪdʒ/ 
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  1. something that makes someone or something less effective, successful, or attractive

    Grants are available for projects that tackle disadvantage in deprived areas.

    disadvantage of:

    One of the disadvantages of the job is the long hours I work.

    advantages and disadvantages (=good and bad features of something):

    Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of living abroad.



the condition of continually consuming large amounts of information, especially when this has a negative effect on a person's well-being and ability to concentrate

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