Drawback - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈdrɔːbæk|  American pronunciation of the word drawback
Brit.  |ˈdrɔːbak|  British pronunciation of the word drawback

noun

- the quality of being a hindrance

he pointed out all the drawbacks to my plan

Examples

The trip sounds great, but cost is a major drawback.

...this plan has only one drawback: it's unworkable...

You see, what with all these advantages, there are drawbacks.

he pointed out all the drawbacks to my plan

Word forms

noun
singular: drawback
plural: drawbacks
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