drawback drawback  /d ˈrɔ ˌbæk/


  • (n) the quality of being a hindrance


  1. This can be a drawback.
  2. The drawback to the manuscript, as it stands, is that it doesn't add up to a satisfactory whole.
  3. The drawback is finding a convenient, theft-proof parking spot.


  • Debt Financing For Your Startup Company

    When your business is a corporation and takes out a loan, it is incurring debt. Loans are a well-known and well-used method of raising capital. The biggest drawback to taking out a loan for your corporation is that a loan must be repaid, both principal and interest, if any. Further, if you personally guarantee the loan, the lender will expect you to repay the loan if the corporation is unable to ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Forbes


  1. "Am I still motivated to go on at Arsenal? Yes absolutely. I am very motivated," Wenger told RMC radio. "With all the young players I signed, I feel a kind of responsibility. I am in talks with Arsenal. I can't see any drawback to extend....
    on Sep 4, 2007 By: Arsene Wenger Source: Football.co.uk

  2. "He's a very smart quarterback and he's a competitor," Crennel said. "He probably doesn't have some of the physical skills that some other quarterbacks in the NFL have. I think that's probably been the biggest drawback."
    on Dec 1, 2008 By: Romeo Crennel Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "America has finally come to this point where you can pick a man of colour and that not be a drawback," Berry said. "It's no question, myself being a man of colour. I mean, you have to feel good about it."
    on Jun 10, 2008 By: Chuck Berry Source: Independent

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