Definition Outweigh

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Definition

(the advantages) outweigh (the disadvantages): (the advantages) are greater than, compensate for, counterbalance (the disadvantages)
verb
The advantages clearly outweigh the disadvantages: we should say "yes"!
I guarantee that the profits will outweigh the risks: you'll have to invest $5,000 in the business, but you will definitely make at least $20,000 in profit.

Pronunciation examples
UK: I'm sure you'll agree that the advantages outweigh the disadvantages.
US: But the risk outweighs any possible profits!

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