Definition of downside noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈdaʊnsaɪd//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈdaʊnsaɪd//
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the disadvantages or less positive aspects of something opposite upsideExtra examples On the downside, such improvements in efficiency often mean job losses. The downside of all this success is that I don’t get to spend much time with my family. This is good news for farmers, but I do see a downside.
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