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Meaning of “unfair” - Learner’s Dictionary

unfair

adjective     /ʌnˈfeər/
NOT EQUAL B1 not treating people in an equal way: an unfair system The test was unfair because some people had seen it before.Unfairness and favouring someone unfairlyJustice and fairness
NOT RIGHT B2 not true and morally wrong: [+ to do sth] It's unfair to blame Frank for everything.Unfairness and favouring someone unfairlyJustice and fairness
unfairly adverb unfairness noun [U]
Translations of “unfair”
in Arabic ظالِم…
in Korean 불공평한…
in Malaysian tdk adil…
in French injuste…
in Turkish taraflı, tarafgir, haksız…
in Italian ingiusto, sleale…
in Chinese (Traditional) 不公平的,不公正的, 不正當的…
in Russian несправедливый, нечестный…
in Polish niesprawiedliwy…
in Vietnamese không công bằng…
in Spanish injusto…
in Portuguese injusto, desleal…
in Thai ซึ่งไม่ยุติธรรม…
in German unfair…
in Catalan injust…
in Japanese 不公平な, 不当な…
in Indonesian tidak adil…
in Chinese (Simplified) 不公平的,不公正的, 不正当的…
(Definition of unfair from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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