one-sided Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “one-sided” in the English Dictionary

"one-sided" in British English

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uk   us   /ˌwʌnˈsaɪ.dɪd/
If a ​competition is one-sided, one ​team or ​player is much ​better than the other: a one-sided ​contest/​game only ​considering one ​opinion in an ​argument in a way that is ​unfair: They ​blamedtheirdefeat on the media's one-sided ​reporting of the ​election.
noun [U] uk   us   /-nəs/
(Definition of one-sided from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"one-sided" in American English

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one-sidedadjective [not gradable]


one-sided adjective [not gradable] (NOT FAIR)

not ​balanced or ​fair: The ​bookpresents a one-sided ​view of ​history.

one-sided adjective [not gradable] (NOT EQUAL)

benefiting one ​side, ​group, or ​team much more than the other: It was a one-sided ​victory - we ​won 10-3.
(Definition of one-sided from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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