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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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    • Genome analysis helps in breeding more robust cows
      Genome analysis of 234 bulls has put researchers on the trail of DNA variants which influence particular characteristics in breeding bulls. For example, two variants have proven responsible for disruptions to the development of embryos and for curly hair, which is disadvantageous because more ticks and parasites occur in curly hair than in short, straight hair. Th Read more on this news related to 'Disadvantageous'
    • UPSC language row rocks Parliament
      The Union Public Service Commission candidates have been demanding the CSAT scheme in exams be scrapped, which, they say, is disadvantageous for the Hindi medium students. Read more on this news related to 'Disadvantageous'
    • Border trade comes as boon for land-locked Tripura
      Agartala, Aug 18: The border trade between India and Bangladesh has come as a boon to people in land-locked Tripura, who were at a disadvantageous position compared to people in other states when it comes to availability of goods. Kolkata Read more on this news related to 'Disadvantageous'

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