disadvantage
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disadvantage(
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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. (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).
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).
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.).
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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disadvantage
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el desventaja f, 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).
to be at a disadvantageestar en desventaja
to put somebody at a disadvantageponer a alguien en desventaja
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (general)
a. perjudicar
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disadvantage [ˌdɪsədˈvɑːntɪdʒ]
noun
desventaja (f); inconveniente (m)
to sb's disadvantage perjudicial para algn; to the disadvantage of en perjuicio or detrimento de
they use the knowledge at their disposal to the disadvantage of theconsumer They are privileging a tiny number to the disadvantage of the rest
to be at a disadvantage estar en desventaja; estar en una situación desventajosa; this put him at a disadvantage esto lo dejó en situación desventajosa
transitive verb
perjudicar
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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