In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(hindrance, drawback)desventaja feminineinconveniente masculine
- A disadvantage of this approach is that it allows the comparison of only nested models.
- Better still, it helped him overcome a considerable spending disadvantage.
- Social, economic, and health data indicate that American Indians experience extreme disadvantages in American society.
- The second is that because of that fact you have a distinct disadvantage.
- Of the two, she is the one who would suffer the greater disadvantage.
- Location conferred environmental advantages and disadvantages with respect to the shifting fish stocks.
- On the whole, the buyer, therefore, appears to face a decided disadvantage relative to the seller.
- Add it all up and Ford has a huge cost disadvantage compared with the Japanese.
- However I think that the benefits outweigh the potential disadvantages; for now, anyway.
- In sum, the main minorities in the U.S. represent significant socioeconomic disadvantage in comparison with the majority.
- Athy is one of 20 towns aided by the programme which aims to help areas overcome their socioeconomic disadvantage.
- There are also, it should be said, disadvantages associated with investing in both too!
- So in that sense they were at a disadvantage relative to the newcomers who were coming in.
- In this way, they may be able to overcome the competitive disadvantage of price.
- A more serious potential disadvantage is that asset-based loan amounts will fall with a company's fortunes.
- There are several potential disadvantages of this approach.
- Any tiny advantage would be far outweighed by the serious disadvantages of a cumbersome hindrance in getting away from predators.
- Natives in this group will have risen above any disadvantages associated with humble beginnings.
- Even facing all the socioeconomic disadvantages, farmworkers rarely used social services.
- However, many areas of the province face a connectivity disadvantage compared to more urban areas.
1(person/interests) perjudicarathletes from small countries are disadvantaged — los atletas de países pequeños están en desventaja / se ven perjudicados
- Setting a quota for campus universities below demand forces up the Year 12 scores required for entry, disadvantaging those without the home and school background conducive to high marks, principally lower-income people.
- There was also an idea that if we took away half the eggs of an infertile woman we would be disadvantaging her.
- However Professor Peter Smith says: ‘We want to make sure we're not disadvantaging Maori and Pacific Island students by introducing it.’
- The lack of access to the educational psychological service is seriously disadvantaging some children.
- Their charter is to provide an alternative system resourced by private income (hence the name), for those who can afford the fees without disadvantaging those who can't.
- In fact, absolutely no one will be financially disadvantaged as a result of Working for Families.
- Of course, it is the minor parties that are disadvantaged as a result.
- The studies exhibited common themes of systemic processes of discrimination disadvantaging young girls, the rationalisation process within democratic culture, and ‘racial’ culture.
- All that matters is that having the issue on the ballot might induce a number of Democrats to turn out at the polls who otherwise would not have, thus disadvantaging Republican candidates.
- By refusing to install the necessary hardware BT is quite deliberately disadvantaging rural areas.
- It would also mean that the specialised advice which qualified animal health suppliers offer will be removed from the industry, disadvantaging both farmers and consumers.
- In many respects Tanzania defies the claim that girls are disadvantaged in terms of education in sub-Saharan Africa.
- Neighbouring schools and boroughs complained that brighter children were being creamed off, seriously disadvantaging those schools which were still genuinely comprehensive.
- But the BBC is warning it will pull the plug on those referring directly to the by-election, to avoid disadvantaging the Tories and Liberal Democrats under electoral laws.
- Nor was there a lift, so disabled students were seriously disadvantaged.
- We should not be disadvantaging both parties.
- Such a deliberate strategy which avoids a direct response to a national paid maternity leave scheme is, in the meantime disadvantaging thousands of working women in Australia who are either pregnant or planning to have a child.
- Pupils from lower socioeconomic groups are disadvantaged in many ways when applying for entry to medical education.
- So, in that respect, the accused was not disadvantaged in terms of preparation time.
- Phil Barlow, a Labour town, district and county councillor for Witham, said: ‘For the most disadvantaged clients, it's disadvantaging them further.’
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