Definition of unfairly adverb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˌʌnˈfeəli//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌʌnˈferli//
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in a way that is not right or fair according to a set of rules or principles; in a way that does not treat people equally synonym unjustly She claims to have been unfairly dismissed. The tests discriminate unfairly against older people. opposite fairly (2)