[いいとこどり, iitokodori] (n,vs) focusing on only the good points or strong points; incorporating the benefits (while ignoring the drawbacks); picking the best of both (everything); cherrypicking (e.g. information) [Add to Longdo]
Result from Foreign Dictionaries (2 entries found)
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:
Drawback \Draw"back`\, n.
1. A loss of advantage, or deduction from profit, value,
success, etc.; a discouragement or hindrance;
The avarice of Henry VII . . . . must be deemed a
drawback from the wisdom ascribed to him. --Hallam.
2. (Com.) Money paid back or remitted; especially, a certain
amount of duties or customs, sometimes the whole, and
sometimes only a part, remitted or paid back by the
government, on the exportation of the commodities on which
they were levied. --M?Culloch.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
n 1: the quality of being a hindrance; "he pointed out all the
drawbacks to my plan"
: Longdo provides neither warranty nor responsibility for any damages occured by the use of Longdo services. Longdo makes use of many freely available dictionaries (we are really grateful for this), please refer to their terms and licenses (see Longdo About page).