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unfair

adjective  us   /ʌnˈfeər/
not fair : It seems unfair to tax you both where you work and where you live.
unfairly
adverb  us   /ʌnˈfer·li, -ˈfær-/
The company unfairly denied her medical benefits.
unfairness
noun [U]  us   /ʌnˈfer·nəs, -ˈfær-/
Translations of “unfair”
in Arabic ظالِم…
in Korean 불공평한…
in Malaysian tdk adil…
in French injuste…
in Turkish taraflı, tarafgir, haksız…
in Italian ingiusto, sleale…
in Chinese (Traditional) 不公平的,不公正的, 不正當的…
in Russian несправедливый, нечестный…
in Polish niesprawiedliwy…
in Vietnamese không công bằng…
in Spanish injusto…
in Portuguese injusto, desleal…
in Thai ซึ่งไม่ยุติธรรม…
in German unfair…
in Catalan injust…
in Japanese 不公平な, 不当な…
in Indonesian tidak adil…
in Chinese (Simplified) 不公平的,不公正的, 不正当的…
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