Definition of unequal
- an unequal contest
- unequal marriages
unequal academic standards for male and female students
unequal justice based on race
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: not the same in a way that is unfair : giving more advantages, power, etc., to some people and less to other people for unfair reasons
: different in number, degree, quality, size, etc.
: not able to do what is needed
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