Từ điển trực tuyến - Online Dictionary

English - Vietnamese Dictionary
inconvenience /,inkən'vi:njəns/ (inconveniency) /,inkən'vi:njənsi/
  • danh từ
    • sự bất tiện, sự phiền phức
      • to cause inconvenience to someone: làm phiền ai
  • ngoại động từ
    • làm phiền, quấy rầy
Concise Dictionary
+an inconvenient discomfort
+a difficulty that causes anxiety
+the quality of not being useful or convenient
+to cause inconvenience or discomfort to
Thesaurus Dictionary
1 disadvantage, discomfort, pain, trouble, bother, annoyance, nuisance, awkwardness, disturbance, disruption, burden, drawback, hindrance, impediment, difficulty, upset:
How are you coping with the inconvenience of walking with crutches?
2 cumbersomeness, unwieldiness, burdensomeness, onerousness, troublesomeness, disadvantageousness, awkwardness, inappropriateness, untimeliness:
The delay has led to considerable public inconvenience.
3 discommode, trouble, incommode, disturb, disrupt, upset, put out, bother, annoy, irritate, irk:
Would it inconvenience you to meet me at the station?
Advanced English Dictionary
noun, verb
+ noun
1 [U] trouble or problems, especially concerning what you need or would like yourself: We apologize for the delay and regret any inconvenience it may have caused. + I have already been put to considerable inconvenience.
2 [C] a person or thing that causes problems or difficulties: I can put up with minor inconveniences.
+ verb [VN] to cause trouble or difficulty for sb: I hope that we haven't inconvenienced you.
Collocation Dictionary


considerable, great, serious | minor | public
The rail strike is likely to cause considerable public inconvenience.
| administrative


have, suffer | avoid
I chose a different route to avoid the inconvenience of going through the town centre.
| cause (sb), put sb to
I don't want to put you to any inconvenience.
| minimize, save (sb)
You could have fetched me from the airport and saved me the inconvenience of having to take the bus!
| apologize for, regret
This shop is closed today for staff training. We regret any inconvenience caused.


arise from sth
inconvenience arising from errors in the timetable


~ to
Every effort will be made to minimize inconvenience to customers while work is in progress.


with a minimum of inconvenience
The club management will try to ensure that the building work is carried out with the minimum of inconvenience to guests.



The general public has been greatly inconvenienced by this strike.

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