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inconvenience

1 noun
     
in‧con‧ve‧ni‧ence1
1 [uncountable] problems caused by something which annoy or affect you:
We apologise for the delay and any inconvenience caused.
the inconvenience of (doing) something
the inconvenience of having to find another buyer
2 [countable] someone or something that causes problems for you:
a minor inconvenience
inconvenience to
His early arrival was clearly an inconvenience to his host.

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