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disadvantage

noun adverse circumstance, block, blockade, blockage, burden, check, curb, defect, deficiency, detainment, determent, deterrence, deterrent, detriment, difficulty, disability, disablement, discouragement, drawback, embarrassment, encumbrance, failing, fault, frailty, hamper, handicap, harm, hindrance, holdback, impediment, imperfection, imposition, inadequacy, inaptitude, incommodum, inconvenience, inexpedience, inferiority, infirmity, injury, insalubriousness, insufficiency, lack, liability, limitation, loss, nuisance, objection, obstacle, obstruction, penalty, prejudice, prevention, repression, resistance, restraint, restriction, retardment, setback, shortcoming, stifling, stumbling block, suppression, taint, unfavorable circumstance, weak point, weakness
Foreign phrases: Cujus est commodum ejus debet esse innommodum.He who receives a benefit should also bear the disadvantage.

disadvantage

verb astrict, baffle, balk, bridle, burren, cause problems, check, circumscribe, constrain, cramp, cumber, curb, damage, deprive of advantage, discommode, encumber, foil, frustrate, hamper, handicap, harm, hinder, hold back, hold in check, impair, impede, impedite, incommode, incommodum, inhibit, injure, interfere with, limit, muzzle, obstruct, overburden, overload, prejudice, put out, rein, restrict, retard, saddle, shackle, stall, stymie, suppress, thwart, trammel, weaken, weigh down
See also: burden, damper, detriment, discommode, drawback, encumber, encumbrance, expense, fetter, handicap, harm, hinder, hindrance, impairment, inconvenience, incumbrance, inexpedience, injure, injury, liability, misfortune, penalty, prejudice, sacrifice
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2012) presented a spatial microsimulation model that created small area synthetic data to study advantage and disadvantage among older Australians.
In the present study we describe a functional measurement experiment in which several combinations of advantages and disadvantages of breastfeeding are presented to Dutch speaking women in the reproductive age.
South Lanarkshire is the area with the highest inequality as the percentage of families with either four or more disadvantages (seven per cent) or none (58 per cent) are both higher than the national average.
Maternal asthma, paternal asthma, childhood asthma, maternal smoking and childhood respiratory infections were significantly associated with lower adult forced expiratory volume (FEV1) and defined as childhood disadvantage factors.
19) Another plan noted the potential economic disadvantage facing poultry farmers if concerns about avian influenza depressed market demand for poultry.
Jonathan Ewen, director of Barnardo's North East, said: "The cycle of disadvantage that haunts these children as they grow up shows no sign of being broken as they enter adulthood.
Another disadvantage has been the complexity of the drives themselves.
l Disadvantages: customer suspicion, lack of transparency, worsening of terms for customers, although competition between companies may keep margins down - a disadvantage from the bookmakers' point of view.
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Insight into the advantages and disadvantages of doing business in Japan can help the entrepreneur or manager of high growth ventures mitigate the risk of doing business in Japan and tap into tremendous opportunities.