Definition of 'undue'
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But she said claims of a whitewash were insulting and said she came under'no pressure or undue influence '. The Sun (2016)When does one cross the line between offering encouragement and exerting undue pressure? Times, Sunday Times (2010)The reality of undue influence is inescapable. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Slow drivers cause many motorists to take undue risks. Times, Sunday Times (2016)If so how do you ensure this does not lead to undue pressure being put on suppliers? SHOPPED: The Shocking Power of British Supermarkets (2004)He must sign it voluntarily and without undue influence by others. Understanding Cancer (1987)Racing presents enough inherent hazards without undue risks. Times, Sunday Times (2011)In this case it may be possible to remove it without undue risk. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Transport campaigners and the main passenger watchdog say that the rises will put undue pressure on household budgets. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Opponents argue that changing the law would effectively legalise killing and risks putting vulnerable people under undue pressure. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Officials said that the victims were experienced skiers who were well equipped and had not taken undue risks. Times, Sunday Times (2011)We must respect that and shouldn't be attempting to use undue influence. Times, Sunday Times (2015)But the fact he is from the Wirral might place him under undue pressure. The Sun (2006)He also agreed not to exercise undue influence on the Ibrox board. The Sun (2015)If it has been around a little while, there is no undue pressure to make an offer. Times, Sunday Times (2012)If the saddle panels are incorrectly stuffed then undue pressure or friction on the horse's back will result. Your First Horse - buying, feeding, caring (1989)Under the new code, bosses must not put their staff under undue pressure and must pay for financial advice. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Don't take undue money risks. The Sun (2015)The US legal system is highly politicised and thus vulnerable to undue influence from wealthy business and individuals. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Obviously, you shouldn't take undue risks just for the sake of it. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Your son was clearly put under aggressive and therefore undue influence when he agreed to sell his TV and laptop. The Sun (2015)For City, undue risk has become a dirty phrase. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It is a party in which trade unions that represent a diminishing percentage of the US workforce exercise undue influence. Times, Sunday Times (2007)If you feel the adolescent can skip a grade without undue suffering, the best time to make this move is when other adolescents are also changing schools. You and Your Adolescent: A Parents' Guide for Ages 10 to 20 (1990)
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Translations for 'undue'
British English: undue ADJECTIVE
If you describe something bad as undue, you mean that it is greater or more extreme than you think is reasonable or appropriate.
This would help the families to survive the drought without undue suffering.
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