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disadvantages, plural;
  1. Place in an unfavorable position in relation to someone or something else
    • - we are disadvantaging the next generation
  1. An unfavorable circumstance or condition that reduces the chances of success or effectiveness
    • - a major disadvantage is the limited nature of the data
    • - the impact of poverty and disadvantage on children

  1. put at a disadvantage; hinder, harm; "This rule clearly disadvantages me"
  2. the quality of having an inferior or less favorable position
  3. (disadvantaged) deprived: marked by deprivation especially of the necessities of life or healthful environmental influences; "a childhood that was unhappy and deprived, the family living off charity"; "boys from a deprived environment, wherein the family life revealed a pattern of neglect, moral ...
  4. In policy debate, a disadvantage (abbreviated as DA, and sometimes referred to as a Disad) is an argument that a team brings up against a policy action that is being considered.
  5. The "disadvantaged" is a generic term for individuals or groups of people who: * Face special problems such as physical or mental disability * Lack money or economic supportKingdom of Nepal: Economic and Social Inclusion of the Disadvantaged Poor through Livelihood Enhancement with Micro- ...
  6. A weakness or undesirable characteristic; a con; A setback or handicap; To place at a disadvantage
  7. (Disadvantaged) 1. A historically oppressed group having less than sufficient resources to fund all of basic needs; without expendable income. 2. A group characterized by disproportionate economic, social, and political disadvantages.
  8. (Disadvantaged) Anyone whose development is hampered by a lack of financial resources.
  9. (Disadvantaged) Individuals who, because of physical, emotional, economic or other reasons, are unable to adequately compete within the context of an educational institution.
  10. (Disadvantaged) Those unlucky masses whose parents have been denied a healthy living wage by greedy capitalists who heartlessly demand actual productivity in return for paychecks. ...
  11. (Disadvantaged) when an individual or group suffers a detriment or finds an impediment to enjoying a benefit in comparison with others because of a characteristic of theirs. Disadvantaged can be socially or economically deprived or discriminated against.
  12. (Disadvantaged) youth, at all levels of program involvement, were twice as likely to aspire to some type of 2-year postsecondary education than nondisadvantaged peers.
  13. (disadvantaged) unfavorable; not good
  14. (Disadvantages) HDC is limited by a continuous infusion rate of 1-2 ml/min or 1.5-3 L/day (2). This is adequate for most clinical situations, and additional catheters can be added if needed. Bolus infusions (up to 500 ml/hour) are possible with HDC, but often require hyaluronidase (see below). ...
  15. (Disadvantages) However there are certain shortcomings of fermented dishes.
  16. (Disadvantages) because of the virus scan on all classroom and computer lab computers this program takes an inordinately long time to load. ...
  17. (Disadvantages) limited configuration options, there is no method of programmatically initiating a replication session.
  18. Skills or traits the character has that deter him in the course of game play. Often set at time of character creation and used to enhance / encourage role-playing.
  19. This is an unusual problem that the character has. It might be a physical diability such as deafness, a social problem such as being wanted by the police, or a psychological weakness. In some point-buy systems, the player gets extra points for taking a disadvantage. ...
  20. A condition or circumstance that places someone in an less favourable position than others.
  21. (Disad): A micro-Case advanced by the Negative, arguing that even if the Affirmative’s case were true, there is some other countervailing consideration that outweighs’ (i.e. is more important) the Affirmative case impacts. ...
  22. a player or team which is 40-Advantage down.