What does unfair mean?

Definitions for unfair
ʌnˈfɛərun·fair

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. unfair, unjust(adj)

    not fair; marked by injustice or partiality or deception

    "used unfair methods"; "it was an unfair trial"; "took an unfair advantage"

Wiktionary

  1. unfair(Adjective)

    Not fair, unjust.

    It was unfair for the boss to give larger bonuses to his friends.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Unfair(verb)

    to deprive of fairness or beauty

  2. Unfair(adj)

    not fair; not honest; not impartial; disingenuous; using or involving trick or artifice; dishonest; unjust; unequal

Freebase

  1. Unfair

    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

  1. Unfair

    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.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'unfair' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4768

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'unfair' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3672

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'unfair' in Adjectives Frequency: #620

How to pronounce unfair?

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How to say unfair in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of unfair in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of unfair in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of unfair in a Sentence

  1. Paul Ryan:

    I've long said I don't think tariffs are the right way to go, china does steal intellectual property, they do engage in unfair trade practices.

  2. Jim Jordan:

    The closed-door depositions, Ill still be able to be a part of, but then when they go to the open hearings, its just the Intelligence Committee. Adam Schiff gets 45 minutes under the resolution that passed on Thursday to ask questions. The rest, the members get five minutes. Adam Schiff gets to call the witnesses Adam Schiff wants. But Republicans have to first submit a list to Adam Schiff to get his approval for any witnesses we or the White House might want. So you can try to put a ribbon on a sham process, but that doesnt make it any less of a sham. It doesnt make it any less unfair in any less partisan. In a contentiousHouse Rules Committee meetingthat lasted into the night last week, Democrats systematically rejected GOP attempts to alter theground rules that lawmakers will use as they consider impeachment. The rules were later passed in a sharply divided House vote.

  3. Donald Tusk:

    Proper management and control of our external borders is our common responsibility, it would be unfair to put all the burden on Italy or Greece or other countries.

  4. Terence:

    How unfair the fate which ordains that those who have the least should be always adding to the treasury of the wealthy.

  5. Terry Weiss:

    The SEC’s administrative proceeding process provides the SEC an unfair home court advantage.

Images & Illustrations of unfair

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