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undueadjective [not gradable]

us   /ʌnˈdu/
more than is necessary, acceptable, or reasonable: The court said the state law placed an undue burden on working mothers.
unduly
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)

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undueadjective [before noun]

uk   /ʌnˈdjuː/ us  
more than is acceptable or necessary: Another rise in interest rates so soon would risk spreading undue alarm among businesses and consumers.undue pressure/strain/hardship A council member 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 Vietnamese quá đáng…
in Spanish excesivo, demasiado, indebido…
in Malaysian berlebih-lebih…
in Thai มากเกินไป…
in French indu…
in German übertrieben…
in Chinese (Traditional) 過分的,過度的…
in Russian чрезмерный…
in Turkish aşırı, gereğinden çok, yersiz…
in Chinese (Simplified) 过分的,过度的…
in Indonesian terlalu besar…
in Polish nadmierny, zbytni…
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