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down·side

 (doun′sīd′)
n.
1. The lower side or portion.
2. A disadvantageous aspect: an option with a downside as well as benefits.
3. A downward tendency, as in the price of a stock.
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downside

(ˈdaʊnˌsaɪd)
n
the disadvantageous aspect of a situation: the downside of twentieth-century living.
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down•side

(ˈdaʊnˌsaɪd)

n.
1. the lower or underneath side.
2. a downward trend, esp. in stock prices.
3. a discouraging or negative aspect.
[1675–85]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.downside - a negative aspect of something that is generally positive; "there is a downside even to motherhood"
side - an aspect of something (as contrasted with some other implied aspect); "he was on the heavy side"; "he is on the purchasing side of the business"; "it brought out his better side"
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downside

noun drawback, disadvantage, snag, problem, trouble, minus (informal), flip side, other side of the coin (informal), bad or weak point There is a downside to this.
benefit, plus (informal), advantage, good or strong point
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Translations

downside

[ˈdaʊnsaɪd] N (fig) → pega f, desventaja f, lo malo (of de)
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downside

[ˈdaʊnsaɪd] n (= disadvantage) → inconvénient m
the downside of sth → l'inconvénient de qch
there is a downside to sth [+ success, positive feature] → il y a un inconvénient à qch
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However, any downside will find support at 29,672 (yesterday's low) where a fall below will lead to further decline towards 28,671, followed by 27,361.
According to the minutes of the July 30-31 Federal Open Market Committee meeting, released Wednesday in Washington, Fed officials were concerned about risks from trade policy impacting economic growth and possibly downside risks that longer-term inflation expectations may be lower than was assumed in the staff forecast.
After a big day for Beyond Meat on Friday, Gentile said he sold weekly call options ahead of the Monday report as a way of betting on downside.
(Alliance News) - Barclays downgraded InterContinental Hotels Group to Underweight from Equal Weight, saying the hotel operator's current valuation does not take into account downside risks associated with an economic downturn.
"Risks to our PHP view are tilted slightly to the downside. On the one hand, a recession or sharp economic slowdown in the US could see the US Fed halt or even reverse its rate hiking cycle, which could be broadly negative for dollar strength," the Fitch unit said.
Downside: The procedure is not FDA-approved and has not been shown to be more effective than such FDA-approved fillers as Restylane, Perlane or Juvederm Recovery time: It's usually a one-time, in-office procedure.
New Delhi: Fitch Ratings Tuesday affirmed Punjab National Bank's (PNB) Issuer Default Rating and removed Viability Rating from 'Rating Watch Negative', as it feels that the lender's non-performing loans have peaked and downside risk to profitability has eased.
UBS expects more downside in the currency before it sees any recovery.
ECB vice president, Luis de Guindos, said that downside risks have materialised.
Monks at Ampleforth in North Yorkshire, and Downside in Somerset, hid allegations of "appalling sexual abuse" against pupils as young as seven to protect the Church's reputation.
Menezes, Geiss, and Tressler (1980, hereafter MGT) define increasing downside risk, and show that a downside risk-averse agent is characterized by the condition u"'(x) > 0.