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unfair

adjective
     
un‧fair S3 W3
not right or fair, especially because not everyone has an equal opportunity [= unjust]:
laws aimed at preventing unfair competition
Many employers have recognized that age discrimination is unfair.
She won £20,000 for unfair dismissal (=being illegally made to leave your job).
unfairly adverb:
Mrs Taylor believes her son has been unfairly treated.
The tribunal decided that Mr Matthews had been unfairly dismissed.
unfairness noun [uncountable]

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