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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishunfavourableun‧fa‧vour‧a‧ble British English, unfavorable American English /ʌnˈfeɪvərəbəl/ adjective  1 GOOD ENOUGH#unfavourable conditions, situations etc are not good unfavourable circumstancessee thesaurus at bad2 DISAPPROVEif someone’s reaction or attitude to something is unfavourable, they do not like it unfavourable reviews unfavourable publicity Careless spelling mistakes in a letter can create an unfavourable impression.unfavourably adverb
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unfavourableAnd planning certainly proved incapable of maintaining accumulation once conditions became unfavourable.Very often this is combined with an option to take money instead should bill rates be unfavourable.The second interpretation is that the economic outcomes, unfavourable as well as favourable, have been a consequence of the government's policies.Despite an unfavourable business environment, the stock market remained steady.A less liquid market could have unfavourable effects on the cost of raising capital.He was now encumbered with a record that the voters generally regarded in an unfavourable light.For the Republicans, it was a defensive struggle for democracy, against increasingly unfavourable odds.unfavourable impressionWithin seconds visual behaviours are sending signals which create a favourable or an unfavourable impression.
From Longman Business Dictionaryunfavourableun‧fa‧vour‧a‧ble /ʌnˈfeɪvərəbəl/ British English, unfavorable American English adjective opposite to what is needed or wantedMarket conditions had become unfavourable.an unfavourable balance of payments (=when a country imports more than it exports)
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