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unfair

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adjective un·fair \ˌən-ˈfer\

Simple Definition of unfair

  • : treating people in a way that favors some over others : not fair, honest, or just

Full Definition of unfair

  1. 1 :  marked by injustice, partiality, or deception :  unjust

  2. 2 :  not equitable in business dealings

un·fair·ness noun

Examples of unfair

  1. It's unfair for them to be allowed to leave early if we can't.

  2. It seems unfair to single her out for criticism.

  3. The company has been accused of unfair labor practices.



1700

First Known Use of unfair

1700


UNFAIR Defined for Kids

unfair

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adjective un·fair \ˌən-ˈfer\

Definition of unfair

  1. :  not fair, honest, or just <an unfair trial>

un·fair·ly adverb <We were treated unfairly.>
un·fair·ness noun




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