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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (general)
a. disadvantage
¿Cuáles son las desventajas de trabajar desde casa?What are the disadvantages of working from home?
b. drawback
Los efectos secundarios del tratamiento son una de sus desventajas.The side effects of the treatment are one of its drawbacks.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. disadvantage
estar en desventajato be at a disadvantage
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1 (perjuicio) disadvantage
estar en desventaja to be at a disadvantage
2 (inconveniente) disadvantage; drawback
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