Example sentences for: disadvantage

How can you use “disadvantage” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The piece notes two big problems with Amazon's advertorial effort: 1) It makes readers wonder if the raved book is really good or just paid for; 2) It puts books published by the generally more penurious independent houses at a competitive disadvantage, regardless of content.

  • The disadvantage is that it can start a fire.

  • The RPM method might have a slight advantage in cases where the data form a single, asymmetric (right- or left-skewed) distribution and a disadvantage in some other cases (Figs 4, 5).

  • How to justify, then, the fact that a white person who has never practiced discrimination, and who never had anything to do with the subjugation of blacks, should be placed at a disadvantage in relation to less-qualified blacks?

  • The current system, instituted in the 1930s, distorts the market, discriminates against the dairy farmers of the Upper Midwest by providing higher prices (called "distance differentials") to farmers who live far from Eau Claire, Wis., (the city from which these "distance differentials" are calculated) and puts Wisconsin producers at an artificial competitive disadvantage.


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