unfairly
adverb Date: 1713 in an unfair manner

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • unfairly — unfair UK US /ʌnˈfeər/ adjective ► not morally right, or not treating people in an equal way: »Businesses argue that the tax idea is unfair because it is based on revenue, rather than profit. »We will not accept unfair treatment of individuals… …   Financial and business terms

  • unfairly — adv. Unfairly is used with these verbs: ↑blame, ↑criticize, ↑discriminate, ↑dismiss, ↑exclude, ↑judge, ↑penalize, ↑prejudice, ↑punish, ↑target, ↑tarnish, ↑ …   Collocations dictionary

  • unfairly — unfair ► ADJECTIVE ▪ not based on or showing fairness; unjust. DERIVATIVES unfairly adverb unfairness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • unfairly — adverb in an unfair manner they dealt with him unfairly their accusations hit below the belt • Syn: ↑below the belt • Ant: ↑fairly • Derived from adjective: ↑unfair …   Useful english dictionary

  • Unfairly — Unfair Un*fair , a. [AS. unf[ae]ger unlovely. See {Un } not, and {Fair}, a.] Not fair; not honest; not impartial; disingenuous; using or involving trick or artifice; dishonest; unjust; unequal. [1913 Webster] You come, like an unfair merchant, to …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • unfairly — See unfair. * * * …   Universalium

  • unfairly — adverb In a manner that is unfair, which is not just …   Wiktionary

  • unfairly — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. unjustly, unreasonably, irregularly, illegally, immorally; see also brutally …   English dictionary for students

  • unfairly — adv. in an unfair manner, in an unjust manner, dishonestly …   English contemporary dictionary

  • unfairly — un·fairly …   English syllables

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