Definition of disbenefit in English:


Line breaks: dis|bene¦fit
Pronunciation: /dɪsˈbɛnɪfɪt


  • A disadvantage or loss resulting from something: an environmental disbenefit to the area of Teesside
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    • What we want to find out is to explore all the points of view, the advantages and the disadvantages, the benefits and disbenefits, people's hopes, aspirations.
    • That is not, however, to say that they do not understand that this is contentious ethical territory; simply, they gauge the benefits and disbenefits to be potentially weighted in favour of the benefits.
    • In my opinion, it is important to look at the benefits and disbenefits of a universal ban on smoking in public places.

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