Definition of 'unethical'
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You might still be out of a job because of his unethical conduct. The Guide to Greatness in Sales (1994)The unethical behaviour of the energy companies is disgraceful. Times, Sunday Times (2008)But recently we have seen just what the cost of unethical behaviour can be. Times, Sunday Times (2012)They are not moral issues involving something clearly wrong or unethical. Christianity Today (2000)Politicians have done things that are unethical and wrong. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Many of the expense claims were unethical and wrong. The Sun (2009)We have zero tolerance for any kind of unethical behaviour and we welcome people speaking up if they have concerns about alleged misconduct. Times, Sunday Times (2014)This addresses the concern that large short-term bonuses encouraged risky and unethical behaviour. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Last year it dismissed 292 people for unethical behaviour. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It is irresponsible, unethical and unacceptable. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It would be unethical to conduct such experiments on humans but many have been convinced that this is the way to a longer life. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Helping people to avoid tax may make you lots of money, but it is increasingly regarded as unethical and unacceptable. Times, Sunday Times (2012)You were forced to endure the coercion and brutality of practices that were unethical, dishonest and in many cases illegal. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Your behaviour can be unethical. The Sun (2011)But the company says it is not to blame for unethical practice, likening such accusations to car manufacturers being blamed for reckless drivers. Times, Sunday Times (2007)THE giving of a surgical procedure as a prize is an unbelievable, dangerous and highly unethical practice. The Sun (2011)In 2005 the industry's watchdog found it guilty of unethical behaviour. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Its heavy-handed sales tactics prompted the pharmaceutical industry's regulatory watchdog to make a ruling of unethical behaviour against it. Times, Sunday Times (2010)And, as we have found out since the crisis, such worship of wealth drives unethical and immoral behaviour. Times, Sunday Times (2015)A spokesman said: 'We have zero tolerance for unethical or illegal behaviour. Times, Sunday Times (2014)But were you to blow the whistle, would you be squealing because her behaviour is unethical, or because you are seeking to save your own job? Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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Used Occasionally. unethical is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'unethical'
British English: unethical ADJECTIVE
Behaviour that is unethical is wrong and unacceptable according to rules or beliefs about morality.
It's simply unethical to promote and advertise such a dangerous product.
Definition of unethical from the Collins English Dictionary
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