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noun as in disadvantage


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Gaines and Hein believe they can differentiate the media offering by working with clients to simplify the approach as they believe media planning and buying has become more and more fragmented and disjointed to its detriment.

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I’m not convinced that loosening the rules in this way would turn the Games into an ideology-riddled spectacle to the detriment of the athletes.

She met her challenge but it was to the detriment of completely missing the experience of Antarctica.

Of course, that may happen anyway if TV networks do not have enough inventory to offer advertisers, and that shift doesn’t have to be to the TV networks’ detriment if they can offer up their streaming inventory.

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Supervisor Dianne Jacob asked whether fires north of the region were over-taxing the force to the detriment of Southern California.

There seems to be so much pressure to reinvent the wheel these days, to a detriment when it comes to TV programming.

But according to Rob Lowe, a man who possesses all of these qualities, being too pretty as an actor is actually a detriment.

On the other hand, if we remain on the same path, then it is—or should be—a huge detriment to his standing.

We take our cultural icons very seriously, often to both their detriment and ours.

In geopolitics, this is where regions or states fracture into smaller, mutually-hostile units to the detriment of all.

Thus will my beloved country be governed, without detriment to the integrity of Spain.

THE angel explains to Mary how, without detriment to her virginity, she will become a mother.

Securing these, Asia may send over her millions of idol-worshippers without detriment to ourselves.

He draws to himself rather more than his share of interest and sympathy, to the detriment of the protagonist.

More than once the Assembly failed in attendance, to the serious detriment of the public.

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On this page you'll find 49 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to detriment, such as: damage, disadvantage, disservice, drawback, harm, and hurt.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.