Definition of “undue” - English Dictionary

(Definition of “undue” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“undue” in American English

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undueadjective [ not gradable ]

us /ʌnˈdu/

more than is necessary, acceptable, or reasonable:

The court said the state law placed an undue burden on working mothers.
adverb [ not gradable ] us /ʌnˈdu·li/

He does not seem unduly concerned about the state of the economy.

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“undue” in Business English

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undueadjective [ before noun ]

uk /ʌnˈdjuː/ us

more than is acceptable or necessary:

Another rise in interest rates so soon would risk spreading undue alarm among businesses and consumers.
undue pressure/strain/hardship A council member said the package was the best deal the city could offer the company without putting undue strain on the city's finances.
an undue burden/risk/delay Opponents have argued that the bill is an undue burden on business.

(Definition of “undue” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)