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Meaning of “undue” in the English Dictionary

(Definition of undue from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"undue" in American English

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undueadjective [not gradable]

 us   /ʌnˈdu/
more than is ​necessary, ​acceptable, or ​reasonable: The ​court said the ​statelawplaced an undue ​burden on ​workingmothers.
adverb [not gradable]  us   /ʌnˈdu·li/
He does not ​seem unduly ​concerned about the ​state of the ​economy.
(Definition of undue from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"undue" in Business English

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undueadjective [before noun]

uk   us   /ʌnˈdjuː/
more than is acceptable or necessary: Another ​rise in ​interestrates so soon would ​riskspreading undue alarm among ​businesses and ​consumers.undue pressure/strain/hardship A ​councilmember said the ​package was the best ​deal the city could ​offer the ​company without putting undue strain on the city's ​finances.an undue burden/risk/delay Opponents have argued that the ​bill is an undue ​burden on ​business.
(Definition of undue from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “undue”
in Spanish indebido, excesivo…
in Vietnamese quá đáng…
in Malaysian berlebih-lebih…
in Thai มากเกินไป…
in French indu…
in German übertrieben…
in Chinese (Simplified) 过分的,过度的…
in Turkish aşırı, gereğinden çok, yersiz…
in Russian чрезмерный…
in Indonesian terlalu besar…
in Chinese (Traditional) 過分的,過度的…
in Polish nadmierny, zbytni…
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