Definition of 'one-sided'
Example sentences containing 'one-sided'
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It was the most one-sided first half we've been involved in. The Sun (2016)Obviously economic security cannot be a one-sided affair. Inside Perestroika: The Future of the Soviet Economy (1990)But concerns are emerging that the deal is too one-sided. Times, Sunday Times (2011)They seem dead keen to carry on that one-sided conversation and it will condemn them to oblivion. The Sun (2015)Derby were in cruise control throughout a one-sided first half. The Sun (2015)It was a fitting finale to a disappointingly one-sided match. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It should have been a one-sided affair. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It was just about the most one-sided conversation of my life. FRANKIE: The Autobiography of Frankie Dettori (2004)Colchester deserved to win after twice hitting the woodwork in a one-sided first half. The Sun (2014)It looked like the aftermath of a one-sided wrestling match. ARE YOU TALKING TO ME?: A Life Through the Movies (2004)Insiders have suggested the move might not have been a one-sided affair. The Sun (2013)Asked if he had been part of such a one-sided match that his side somehow lost. Times, Sunday Times (2009)But this is not entirely a one-sided affair. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Far better to stand next to a cupboard door and have a one-sided conversation with an imaginary partner. Times, Sunday Times (2006)It is a very one-sided account. Times, Sunday Times (2010)A relationship that seemed one-sided becomes mutual love. The Sun (2009)A relationship that felt one-sided turns into a mutual love. The Sun (2011)A one-sided relationship turns into the real deal. The Sun (2010)One senior European diplomat said that it was a one-sided account. Times, Sunday Times (2013)They kept the Potters on the ropes during a one-sided first half. The Sun (2016)
Trends of 'one-sided'
Used Rarely. one-sided is in the lower 50% of commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'one-sided'
British English: one-sided ADJECTIVE
If you say that an activity or relationship is one-sided, you think that one of the people or groups involved does much more than the other or is much stronger than the other.
The negotiating was completely one-sided.
Definition of one-sided from the Collins English Dictionary
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