Meaning of UNFAIR in English


Frequency: The word is one of the 3000 most common words in English.


An ~ action or situation is not right or fair.

She was awarded ?5,000 in compensation for ~ dismissal...

America decided that imported steel had an ~ advantage over steel made at home...

It was ~ that he should suffer so much...

The union said it was ~ to ask workers to adopt a policy of wage restraint.

ADJ: oft it v-link ADJ that/to-inf


An industrial tribunal has no jurisdiction to decide whether an employee was fairly or ~ly dismissed...

He ~ly blamed Frances for the failure.

ADV: ADV adj, ADV with v


An ~ system or situation does not give equal treatment or equal opportunities to everyone involved.

The American plane makers continue to accuse Airbus of ~ competition...

Some have been sentenced to long prison terms after ~ trials.

ADJ: usu ADJ n


What about the ~ness of life? Why do bad things happen to good people?


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