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Definition of 'unfair'

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Does that give you an unfair advantage? The Sun (2016)The judges claim that this gives the dog an unfair advantage in competitions and want the dog to be banned. Times, Sunday Times (2017)She was also once made to take drugs to suppress her testosterone amid claims it gave her an unfair advantage. The Sun (2017)Trying to get an unfair advantage? Times, Sunday Times (2016)This wasn't about trying to find a way to gain an unfair advantage. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The criticism was unfair, or at least premature. Times, Sunday Times (2016)And it wasn't unfair criticism. Times, Sunday Times (2016)First of all, he has had an extra day to rest and recover because of the distinctly unfair system of staggering the semifinals one day after another. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Fans want efforts to be recognised She also says the honours system is unfair because she gets recognised for her work but a lollipop lady doesn't. The Sun (2017)The manufacturer says the criticism is unfair. Times, Sunday Times (2012)This inevitably leads to disputes as some businesses look to gain an unfair commercial advantage. Times, Sunday Times (2012)They are given an unfair advantage against decent young bands who actually can play instruments. The Sun (2010)MPs have also spoken out against the unfair adoption system and are campaigning for a public inquiry. Times, Sunday Times (2007)We are clamping down on unfair competition. The Sun (2013)It would be unfair to accuse them of selling snake oil. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It seems unfair to ask any more of life. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Your reaction to unfair situations is to battle them. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Computer games come under a lot of unfair criticism for destroying the fabric of family life. The Sun (2009)She cannot bear any bleating about rich students getting an unfair advantage. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Its basic premise is that the system is inherently unfair. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The rapper thinks it is unfair competition. The Sun (2011)You find a tactful way to change an unfair family situation. The Sun (2013)Do their students get an unfair advantage in the music industry? Times, Sunday Times (2012)Britain has a grotesquely unfair education system. Times, Sunday Times (2009)But it would be unfair to ask him to do something he feels uncomfortable with or would struggle to do. The Sun (2013)This may be an unfair criticism. The Times Literary Supplement (2014)You say that your boss's comments were unfair. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It's unfair to comment on the reds. The Sun (2013)They argue that relatively low wages in Germany mean that they face unfair competition. Times, Sunday Times (2015)His comments are very unfair. The Sun (2014)But ITV producers refused to allow him on over fears it will give him an unfair advantage. The Sun (2009)One lawyer said: 'Some people might think that this gives him an unfair advantage in the dispute. Times, Sunday Times (2011)

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Translations for 'unfair'

British English: unfair /ʌnˈfɛə/ ADJECTIVE
Something that is unfair is not right or not just.
It was unfair that he suffered so much.
  • American English: unfair
  • Arabic: جَائِر
  • Brazilian Portuguese: injusto
  • Chinese: 不公平的
  • Croatian: nepošteno
  • Czech: nespravedlivý
  • Danish: uretfærdig
  • Dutch: oneerlijk
  • European Spanish: injusto
  • Finnish: epäoikeudenmukainen
  • French: injuste
  • German: unfair
  • Greek: άδικος
  • Italian: ingiusto
  • Japanese: 不公平な
  • Korean: 불공평한
  • Norwegian: urettferdig
  • Polish: niesprawiedliwy
  • European Portuguese: injusto
  • Romanian: nedrept
  • Russian: несправедливый
  • Spanish: injusto
  • Swedish: orättvis
  • Thai: ไม่ยุติธรรม
  • Turkish: haksız
  • Ukrainian: нечесний
  • Vietnamese: không công bằng

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