undue

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adjective un·due \ˌən-ˈdü, -ˈdyü\

Definition of undue

  1. 1 :  not due :  not yet payable

  2. 2 :  exceeding or violating propriety or fitness :  excessive undue force

Examples of undue in a sentence

  1. These requirements shouldn't cause you any undue hardship.

  2. His writing is elegant without calling undue attention to itself.

14th Century

First Known Use of undue

14th century


UNDUE Defined for English Language Learners

undue

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adjective un·due \ˌən-ˈdü, -ˈdyü\

Definition of undue for English Language Learners

  • : more than is reasonable or necessary


Law Dictionary

undue

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adjective un·due \ˌən-ˈdü, -ˈdyü\

Legal Definition of undue

  1. 1 :  not due :  not yet payable an undue bill

  2. 2 :  exceeding or violating propriety or fitness would impose undue hardship on the debtors such a requirement would place an undue burden on employers



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