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English definition of “undue”

undue

adjective [before noun]     /ʌnˈdjuː/ US  /-ˈduː/ formal
C2 to a level that is more than is necessary, acceptable, or reasonable: Such a high increase will impose an undue burden on the local tax payer.Too much and unnecessary unduly     /-li/ adverb There's no need to be unduly pessimistic about the situation.Too much and unnecessary
(Definition of undue adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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