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Disadvantageous Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    disadvantageous adj : constituting a disadvantage [syn: harmful] [ant: advantageous]
Disadvantageous Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Disadvantageous \Dis*ad`van*ta"geous\, a. [Cf. F. d['e]savantageux.] Attended with disadvantage; unfavorable to success or prosperity; inconvenient; prejudicial; -- opposed to advantageous; as, the situation of an army is disadvantageous for attack or defense. Even in the disadvantageous position in which he had been placed, he gave clear indications of future excellence. --Prescott. -- Dis*ad`van*ta"geous*ly, adv. -- Dis*ad`van*ta"geous*ness, n.
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    * The most disadvantageous peace is better than the most just war. - Desiderius Erasmus


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    • Taiwan's president urges better cross-strait policy dialogue
      TAIPEI, Taiwan - Given that the public tends to feel uneasy about relations between Taiwan and mainland China, it is the government's duty to clearly explain its cross-strait policies, President Ma Ying-jeou said yesterday, adding that cross-strait trade is more advantageous than disadvantageous for Taiwan. The president made the comments during a meeting with Read more on this news related to 'Disadvantageous'
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      Given that the public tends to feel uneasy about relations between Taiwan and mainland China, it is the Taiwanese government's duty to clearly explain its cross-strait policies, President Ma Ying-jeou said yesterday, adding that cross-strait trade was more advantageous than disadvantageous for Taiwan. Read more on this news related to 'Disadvantageous'

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