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unfavourable

adjective UK ( US unfavorable)
 
 
/ʌnˈfeɪvərəbl/
not good, and likely to cause problems or prevent success: Other countries may lure private equity executives offshore if the tax regime in Britain became unfavourable. unfavourable conditions/terms unfavourable prices/exchange ratesunfavourable to sb/sth Market conditions have been unfavorable to fund managers in recent times.
showing that someone does not like something or disapproves of it: The company has attracted unfavourable comparisons with its rivals. Organic food retailers are benefiting from an increase in the amount of unfavourable publicity surrounding fast food. an unfavourable report/review
unfavourably UK ( US unfavorably) adverb
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