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un- +‎ fair

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unfair ‎(third-person singular simple present unfairs, present participle unfairing, simple past and past participle unfaired)

  1. To make ugly.
    • Shakespeare
      And that unfair which fairly doth excel.

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unfair ‎(comparative unfairer, superlative unfairest)

  1. Not fair, unjust.
    • 2012 March-April, John T. Jost, “Social Justice: Is It in Our Nature (and Our Future)?”, in American Scientist[1], volume 100, number 2, page 162:
      He draws eclectically on studies of baboons, descriptive anthropological accounts of hunter-gatherer societies and, in a few cases, the fossil record. With this biological framework in place, Corning endeavors to show that the capitalist system as currently practiced in the United States and elsewhere is manifestly unfair.
    It was unfair for the boss to give larger bonuses to his friends.

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IPA(key): [ʔʊnfɛːɐ̯]

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unfair ‎(comparative unfairer, superlative am unfairsten)

  1. unfair

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