1. 1 〔不利〕(a) disadvantage ((for, to)); 〔不得策〕inadvisability

    不利益な 〔不利な〕disadvantageous ((to)); unprofitable; 〔不得策な〕inadvisable,((文)) inexpedient (▼inadvisableは勧められない.inexpedientは適当でないという意味を含む)

    • フランス語がしゃべれないことは彼にとって不利益だった
    • His inability to speak French put him at a disadvantage.
    • これは君に不利益だ
    • This is against [((文))detrimental to] your interests.
    • 彼の作品を批判すると君の不利益になる
    • It would be inexpedient [inadvisable] for you to criticize his work.
  1. 2 〔金銭上の損失〕a loss
    • 彼は兄に不利益を与えた
    • He inflicted a loss on his brother.
    • 不利益な事業
    • 「an unprofitable [a losing] business