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unfairadjective

uk   /ʌnˈfeər/  us   /-ˈfer/
B1 not treating people in a equal way, or not morally right: an unfair system [+ to infinitive] It's unfair to blame Roger.
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unfairly
adverb uk   us   /-li/
unfairness
noun [U] uk   us   /-nəs/
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…
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