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unscrupulous

adjective
 
 
/ʌnˈskruːpjələs/
behaving in a way that is dishonest or unfair in order to get what you want: unscrupulous dealers/employers/operators Counterfeit documents make it easier for unscrupulous employers to knowingly hire illegal workers. We protect consumers by going after unscrupulous lenders or unscrupulous contractors or unscrupulous real estate agents. unscrupulous businesses/companies/practices
unscrupulously adverb unscrupulousness noun [U]
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