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"unfit" in British English

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unfitadjective

uk   /ʌnˈfɪt/  us   /ʌnˈfɪt/
  • unfit adjective (NOT HEALTHY)

B1 mainly UK not healthy because you do too little exercise: I used to take plenty of exercise, but now I'm terribly unfit.

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"unfit" in American English

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unfitadjective

 us   /ʌnˈfɪt/ (-tt-)
lacking the qualities needed or expected for something; not suitable: The court ruled that she was an unfit mother and ordered that the child be placed in a foster home.
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