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English definition of “unfavorable”

unfavorable

adjective  /ʌnˈfeɪ·vər·ə·bəl/ us  

unfavorable adjective (CRITICIZING)

having or showing a negative opinion: The play received generally unfavorable reviews.

unfavorable adjective (NOT HELPFUL)

not tending to help; not likely to lead to a positive result: Unfavorable weather conditions this morning caused a postponement of the launch of the space shuttle.
(Definition of unfavorable from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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