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Etymology edit

disadvantage +‎ -ous

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  • (UK) IPA(key): /dɪsˌædvənˈteɪdʒəs/

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disadvantageous (comparative more disadvantageous, superlative most disadvantageous)

  1. Not advantageous.
    • 1962 October, G. Freeman Allen, “The New Look in Scotland's Northern Division—II”, in Modern Railways, page 271:
      Another disadvantageous feature of the Perth yard, again dictated by the considerations of the site, is that the six double-ended reception roads are alongside the sorting sidings and not laid end-to-end with them.

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