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"unfriendly" in British English

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unfriendlyadjective

uk   us   /ʌnˈfrend.li/
unfriendliness
noun [U] uk   us   /-nəs/
(Definition of unfriendly from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"unfriendly" in American English

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unfriendlyadjective

 us   /ʌnˈfrend·li/
having an ​attitude or ​acting in a way that ​shows you do not like ​people and do not ​care if they like you: an unfriendly ​person
unfriendliness
noun [U]  us   /ʌnˈfrend·li·nəs/
(Definition of unfriendly from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"unfriendly" in Business English

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unfriendlyadjective

uk   us   /ʌnˈfrendli/
likely to cause problems or prevent ​success: Plastic bags are an unfriendly ​choice for ​environmentalsustainability. an unfriendly ​taxregimeunfriendly to sb/sth Companies are ​migrating to the ​suburbs to ​avoidgovernments perceived as unfriendly to ​business.
(Definition of unfriendly from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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