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dis uhd van tij

  • n  the quality of having an inferior or less favorable position
  • v  put at a disadvantage; hinder, harm
    This rule clearly disadvantages me

  • It took the drivers at Road and Track 32 seconds to reach 60 mph, which would put the Dauphine at a severe disadvantage in any drag race involving farm equipment.
  • Whites are more likely to say prejudice and discrimination put blacks at a disadvantage than to say those factors contribute to white advantage.
  • Some animals are at a disadvantage.
News & Articles

  • Take a 3D tour of Paris -- as a rat
    Digital simulation offering a view into animal vision reveals that rats have a distinct visual disadvantage when touring Paris landmarks. They do squeeze into places for free though. Originally posted at Crave
    June 14, 2013 - CNET
  • Xbox 360 / PS3 / Wii disc changer shown at E3, creators say next-gen version planned
    Physical media might lend itself well to the used games market (well, usually ), but it does have a distinct disadvantage over digital purchases: you still have to get up and change that disc. It's a minor annoyance, but apparently enough of one to spark the creation of the Exeo Entertainment Extreme Gamer XG 10, an Xbox 360 / PlayStation 3 compatible game jukebox with room for ten retail titles ...
    June 14, 2013 - Engadget
  • 2013 U.S. Open: Tiny Tim Clark does the splits
    Being tall is usually considered a disadvantage for a golfer, with length simply creating more room for error on the swing plane. But Tim Clark, who's generously listed at 5 feet, 7 inches, could have used that length at Merion's fifth hole, where he found himself in one of those patented U.S. Open uncompromising positions: Predictably, the result was not positive as his ball landed in more of ...
    June 13, 2013 - SB Nation

  • Barack Obama in Washington Post
    At least on the basketball court I could find a community of sorts, with an inner life all its own,Obama wrote. "It was there that I would make my closest white friends, on turf where blackness couldn't be a disadvantage."
  • Doug Parker in Bloomberg
    Customers don't buy an airline ticket based on whether or not they will get a free soda onboard, but with US Airways being the only large network carrier to charge for drinks, we are at a disadvantage,Parker wrote.

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