minuses
minus mi"nus (m[imac]"n[u^]s), n.; pl. {minuses} (m[imac]"n[u^]s*[-e]z). A factor counted as a disadvantage; a loss or potential loss in a situation or plan; as, he added up all the pluses and minuses and decided not to do it; as, the lack of money is a big minus in an election campaign. [PJC]

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