unfair
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unfair(
uhn
-
fehr
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (not just)
a. injusto
The students thought that the grades the teacher gave them were unfair.Los estudiantes consideraron que las calificaciones que les puso la maestra eran injustas.
b. desleal (competition)
Unfair competition is affecting honest companies.La competencia desleal está afectando a empresas honradas.
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unfair
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. injusto(a)
to be unfair to somebodyser injusto(a) con alguien
2. (commerce)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
unfair competitioncompetencia desleal
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unfair [ˈʌnˈfɛəʳ]
adjective
unfairer (comparative)unfairest (superlative) [+system, treatment, decision] injusto; [+comment, criticism] injusto; improcedente; [+play] sucio; [+tactics, practice, methods] antirreglamentario; [+competition] desleal
you're being unfair estás siendo injusto; how unfair! ¡no hay derecho!
I think those comments are slightly unfair This does not contravene the clauses of cricket's Law 42.5 on `unfair play' covering `changing condition of the ball' he sought an injunction for unfair methods of competition that's the way the free market works # And it's not unfair practices in my opinion he held a news conference to protest what he says are unfair practices by foreign competitors
it's unfair to expect her to do that no es justo or es injusto esperar que ella haga eso; it's unfair on those who have paid es injusto para los que han pagado; to be unfair to sb ser injusto con algn; no ser justo con algn
modifier
unfair dismissal (n) despido (m) improcedente; despido (m) injustificado
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Phrases with "unfair"
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it is unfair
es injusto
unfair treatment
trato injusto
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