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not fair or reasonable
an unjust decision, judgment, or action is not fair or reasonable, or is not done according to accepted legal or moral standards
not giving the same treatment or opportunities to everyone, and therefore unfair
something that is one-sided is unfair because it shows or considers only one aspect of something
used about actions that are considered to be unfair
preferring one person, thing, or idea to another in a way that is unfair
unfair, or illegal
not fair, or not based on any good reason
supporting one person, group, or opinion more than any others when you should be fair to all those involved
an employment concept in which people are paid for each specific, short-term task that they do and don't have conventional contracts of employment
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