In an unfavourable position relative to someone or something else: stringent regulations have put British farmers at a disadvantage
More example sentences
- They can force an advancing enemy to take an approach or position in which they are at a disadvantage.
- So in that sense they were at a disadvantage relative to the newcomers who were coming in.
- He cleverly chose a defensive position, putting the French force at a disadvantage.
Definition of at a disadvantage in:
- The US English dictionary