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"Advantages" is a form of "advantage", a noun which is often translated as "la ventaja". "Disadvantages" is a form of "disadvantage", a noun which is often translated as "la desventaja". Learn more about the difference between "advantages" and "disadvantages" below.
advantage(
ahd
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vahn
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tihj
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (superiority)
a. la ventaja
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The advantage of showering at the gym is that you save money on your water bill.La ventaja de ducharse en el gimnasio es que ahorras dinero en la factura del agua.
2. (gain)
a. el beneficio
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
My colleagues' mistakes will work in my advantage when it comes to a promotion.Los errores de mis colegas revertirán en mi beneficio a la hora de un ascenso.
b. el provecho
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Try to take advantage of the situation.Intenta sacarle provecho a la situación.
3. (tennis)
a. la ventaja
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
To win a tennis game, a player must have a two-point advantage.Para ganar un partido de tenis, un jugador debe tener una ventaja de dos puntos.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
4. (to benefit)
a. favorecer
The queen's family was openly advantaged by the king. That's how it came to be one of the most powerful families in England.El rey favoreció abiertamente a la familia de la reina. Así es como se convirtió en una de las familias más poderosas de Inglaterra.
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disadvantage(
dihs
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ihd
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vahn
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tihj
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (drawback)
a. la desventaja
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Having to compete on our opponent's territory is a disadvantage for us.Tener que competir en el territorio de nuestro adversario es una desventaja para nosotros.
b. el inconveniente
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
A main disadvantage of the new design is that it is only compatible with certain browsers.Un inconveniente fundamental del nuevo diseño es que solo es compatible con ciertos navegadores.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
2. (to impede)
a. perjudicar
Unfortunately, my illness disadvantaged me during the marathon.Desafortunadamente, mi enfermedad me perjudicó durante el maratón.
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