动词过去式:disadvantaged 过去分词:disadvantaged 现在分词:disadvantaging 第三人称单数:disadvantages
dis-=apart,away dis-是由分离引申为移去、剥夺、反对、否定，尤其加强语气的重要字首 变化型 de-,des-,di-,dif-,s-
/,dɪsəd'vɑ:ntɪdʒ; [US] -'væn-; ,dɪsəd`væntɪdʒ/
1 unfavourable condition; thing that tends to prevent sb succeeding, making progress, etc 不利条件; 阻碍成功、进步等的事物; 不便之处
*The other candidate's main disadvantage is her age. 另一候选人的主要不利条件是她的年龄问题.
* The lack of decent public transport is a great disadvantage. 没有适当的公共交通工具是很不方便的.
2 (idm 习语) put sb/be at a disadvantage put sb/be in an unfavourable position 置某人于[处于]不利境地
*His inability to speak French puts him at a disadvantage. 他不会说法语, 这使他很吃亏. to sb's disadvantage (fml 文) damaging sb or his reputation; causing some loss to sb 对某人不利; 有损声誉; 使某人吃亏
*rumours to his disadvantage, eg that discredit him 对他不利的谣言（如有损其名誉者）
* It would be to your disadvantage to invest in the project, ie You might lose money. 你在这项工程上投资, 可能要吃亏.
1. The other candidate´s main disadvantage is her age. 另一候选人的主要不利条件是她的年龄问题.
2. They also have the disadvantage of being an expensive form of transport. 飞机另一个缺点是昂贵。
3. Yet, despite this disadvantage, I did manage to become an art critic for a time. 然而，尽管有此不利，我确实曾一度努力想成为一名评论家。