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unfavourable

adjective uk UK ( US unfavorable)   /ʌnˈfeɪ.vər.ə.bl̩/ us    /-vɚ-/
C2 not giving you an advantage or a good chance of successC2 negative and showing that you do not like something: He always talks about her in an unfavourable way. Of those surveyed, 62 percent said they had an unfavourable opinion of the president.
Opposite
unfavourably
adverb uk   /-bli/ us  
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