Definition of downside in English:

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downside

Pronunciation: /ˈdounˌsīd/

noun

The negative aspect of something, especially something regarded as in general good or desirable: a magazine feature on the downside of fashion modeling
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  • He was a cyborg but without the downsides like flaws in programming.
  • The downside is that if the feature makes a lot of money, very little of it will come back to Film Four.
  • In particular, why the euro continues to be weak and the not unconnected matter of what are the downsides for the US economy and its bullish looking near-term outlook.
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Syllabification: down·side

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