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Definition of the adjective unfair

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Unfair is one of the top 1000 most common adjectives in the English language.

adjective - degrees: more unfair / unfairer | most unfair / unfairest

  1. not fair; marked by injustice or partiality or deception

Alternative definition of the adjective unfair


  1. Not fair, unjust.


Unfair is an action Japanese television drama with 11 episodes and one TV special, aired in Japan in 2006 on Fuji-TV, and followed by a movie Unfair: The Movie in 2007 with the same cast.

  • begun on and completed on
  • 11 episodes of 60 minutes each
  • country: Japan
  • created by Kansai Telecasting Corporation
  • regular cast:
    • Mari Hamada as Anna Hasumi between and (2 months)
    • Masaya Kato as Kaoru Mikami between and (2 months)
    • Sadao Abe as Yuji Kokubo between and (2 months)
    • Teruyuki Kagawa as Kazuo Sato
    • Ryoko Shinohara as Natsumi Yukihira between and (2 months)
    • Susumu Terajima as Tetsuo Yamaji between and (2 months)
    • Eita as Kazuyuki Ando between and (2 months)
    • Mao Kobayashi as Ri'eko Matsumoto between and (2 months)
    • Kotaro Shiga as Masahiro Yasumoto between and (2 months)
    • Mion Mukaichi as Mio Sato between and (2 months)
    • Tae Kimura as Kiyoko Makimura between and (2 months)
    • Jun Inoue as Ryuichiro Kurume between and (2 months)
  • genres: Japanese television drama, Drama, Mystery
  • official website:

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Unfair

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Google previewA Dictionary of Business and Management (2009)

by Jonathan Law

unfair. contract. terms. Contractual terms relatingto the exclusion or restriction ofa person's liability that, undertheUnfair Contract Terms Act1977and UnfairTerms in Consumer Contracts Regulations 1999, are either ineffective or effective only ...

Google previewLegal Dictionary of Food Security in the World (2013)

by François Collart Dutilleul, Jean-Philippe Bugnicourt

Unfair. Competition. In a market economy system based on the law of supply and demand, any economic operator may provide goods and services as they see fit because no one has an exclusive right to customers. This freedom still finds its ...

Google previewMellinkoff's Dictionary of American Legal Usage (2009)

by David Mellinkoff

unfair competition 1. an umbrella for an almost infinite variety of acts that go beyond the flexible limits of competition that is fair (E1868) in a free enterprise system. Typical are ...

Google previewA Valency Dictionary of English (2004)

A Corpus-based Analysis of the Complementation Patterns of English Verbs, Nouns, and Adjectives by Thomas Herbst

unfair adjective P1 P2 P3 P4 P5 P6 P7 attr In the ancient Games the judges had canes to beat ...

Google previewInternational Encyclopedia of Comparative Law (1986)

by René David

Unfair competition is not covered by only one particular tort. While the tort of passing off is historically the most important, there are numerous other torts which have been applied in remedying damage to business interests: trespass to property, ...


unfair, untrue, or misleading advertising likely to lead the consumer to believe that certain goods are associated with another manufacturer. 2. imitating a competitor's product, package, or trademark in circumstances where the consumer ...

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In the civilisation a new law of hostility prevails. And to call it the law of the jungle is unfair to the jungle. (Colin Wilson)
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Scrabble value of U1N1F4A1I1R1

The value of this 6-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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