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Meaning of “untoward” in the English Dictionary

"untoward" in British English

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untowardadjective

uk   /ˌʌn.tʊˈwɔːd/  us   /-ˈtə.wɔːrd/
(Definition of untoward from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"untoward" in American English

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untowardadjective [not gradable]

 us   /ʌnˈtɔrd, -ˈtoʊrd, -təˈwɔrd/
not ​expected, not ​convenient, or not ​suitable: I was ​nervous about what he might do, but nothing untoward ​happened.
(Definition of untoward from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “untoward”
in Chinese (Simplified) 意外的, 事与愿违的…
in Turkish aksi, ters, uygunsuz…
in Russian плохой, неудачный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 意外的, 事與願違的…
in Polish nieprzewidziany, nieoczekiwany…
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