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Avantages et inconvénients

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Expression: Avantages et inconvénients

Pronunciation: [ah va(n) tah zhay eh(n) ko(n) vay nyeh(n)]

Meaning: pros and cons, advantages and disadvantages

Register: normal

Notes: The French expression les avantages et les inconvénients is synonymous with le pour et le contre; it's just another, much longer way to say "pros and cons."

Examples

   Quels sont les avantages et les inconvénients de ce système ?
   What are the pros and cons / advantages and disadvantages of this system?

   Nous croyons que les avantages dépassent les inconvénients.
   We believe the advantages outweigh the disadvantages.


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