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noun [countable/uncountable] disadvantage pronunciation in British English /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.
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