not fair; marked by injustice or partiality or deception
"used unfair methods"; "it was an unfair trial"; "took an unfair advantage"
Not fair, unjust.
It was unfair for the boss to give larger bonuses to his friends.
to deprive of fairness or beauty
not fair; not honest; not impartial; disingenuous; using or involving trick or artifice; dishonest; unjust; unequal
Unfair is an action Japanese television drama with 11 episodes and one TV special, aired in Japan in 2006 on Fuji-TV, and followed by a movie Unfair: The Movie in 2007 with the same cast.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
un-fār′, adj. not fair: dishonest: unequal.—v.t. (Shak.) to deprive of beauty.—adv. Unfair′ly.—n. Unfair′ness, the state of being unfair, dishonest, or unjust.
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Rank popularity for the word 'unfair' in Adjectives Frequency: #620
The numerical value of unfair in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of unfair in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Businesses that knowingly hire illegal aliens create an unfair advantage over their competing businesses, in addition, they take jobs away from U.S. citizens and legal residents, and they create an atmosphere poised for exploiting an illegal workforce.
We're very opposed to the authoritarian nature of Cuba but you know, it's unfair to simply say everything is bad. You know ?
The plight of uninsured Americans and the hardships caused by unfair insurance company practices certainly needed to be addressed. But it wasn't the change we were hired to make, we would have been better able to address it if Democrats had first proposed and passed bold programs aimed at a broader swath of the middle class.
The president has been clear that he and his administration will continue to take action to address China's unfair trade practices, we encourage China to address the long standing concerns raised by the Unites States.
The Government of Canada is considering this request carefully and seriously. I have asked federal trade officials to further examine the request to inform our government’s next steps, we disagree strongly with the U.S. Department of Commerce’s decision to impose an unfair and punitive duty on Canadian softwood lumber products.
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- injustCatalan, Valencian
- injuste, déloyalFrench
- igazságtalan, méltánytalanHungarian
- onfairLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
- niesprawiedliwy, nieuczciwyPolish
- bất côngVietnamese
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