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QNQ My father's new partner is totally unsuitable for him. Times, Sunday Times (2017)It found that bonus payments had driven sales of often unsuitable and expensive products. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Too small to count for quota and deemed unsuitable for captivity. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The solution is certainly not to force unwilling and totally unsuitable workers onto successful enterprises. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It breached that trust to sell them unsuitable products. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Now he struggles to walk unaided and is trapped in a house totally unsuitable to his needs. Times, Sunday Times (2013)True, forcing people into unsuitable jobs may sometimes backfire. The Sun (2010)There were parties, press launches and highly flirtatious and unsuitable photographers. The Sun (2015)You'd be tempted to use it for something quite unsuitable such as sandwiches or scones. Times, Sunday Times (2015)And somewhere that's had a facelift from the interior designers may be equally unsuitable. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Hearts that would now be rejected as unsuitable for transplant may become usable, greatly increasing the supply. Times, Sunday Times (2006)But if one of the products was unsuitable, it does not automatically follow that the whole account was. Times, Sunday Times (2012)If the job is unsuitable after at least a month's trial you can then ask to take the redundancy. Say Goodbye to Debt (1994)But they were deemed unsuitable. The Sun (2013)Banks may still be selling unsuitable hedging products to small companies, the City regulator has warned. Times, Sunday Times (2013)In its course, he also raged against the dying of the light, often in language quite unsuitable for the lower school. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Workers can be held back from promotion, transferred to distant locations or moved into jobs that are unsuitable for them, with few options to fight back. Times, Sunday Times (2011)
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Translations for 'unsuitable'
British English: unsuitable /ʌnˈsuːtəbl; ʌnˈsjuːt-/ ADJECTIVE
Someone or something that is unsuitable for a particular purpose or situation does not have the right qualities for it.
Her shoes were unsuitable for walking outside.
- American English: unsuitable
- Arabic: غَيْرُ مُنَاسِب
- Brazilian Portuguese: inadequado
- Chinese: 不合适的
- Croatian: nepodesan
- Czech: nevhodný
- Danish: upassende
- Dutch: ongeschikt
- European Spanish: contraindicado
- Finnish: sopimaton
- French: inapproprié
- German: unpassend
- Greek: ανάρμοστος
- Italian: inadatto
- Japanese: 不適切な
- Korean: 부적당한
- Norwegian: upassende
- Polish: niestosowny
- European Portuguese: inadequado
- Romanian: inadecvat
- Russian: неподходящий
- Spanish: contraindicado
- Swedish: olämplig
- Thai: ซึ่งไม่เหมาะสม
- Turkish: uygun olmayan
- Ukrainian: непридатний
- Vietnamese: không phù hợp
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