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Pronunciation: /ʌnˈfeɪvrəbəl/
, (British English/inglés británico) unfavourable

Translation of unfavorable in Spanish:


  • 1.1 (adverse) [conditions] desfavorable, poco propicio; [wind] en contrato be unfavorable to sth/sb terms unfavorable to the purchaser condiciones desfavorables para el comprador or que le son desfavorables al comprador
    Example sentences
    • The paper argued that a venture capitalist with highly volatile status was more likely to have an unfavorable economic outcome.
    • The unfavorable economic conditions at home contributed to this year's falling exports, Irwandy said.
    • Her achievement was more impressive given the unfavourable prevailing economic conditions.
    1.2 (negative) [reply/report/comparison] desfavorable, negativo
    Example sentences
    • The media coverage of the two visits was noteworthy for its lack of any unfavourable commentary on the government's foreign policy.
    • However most of the reviews she got in the Sydney and Melbourne press were unfavourable.
    • Sydenham's basic premise is that historians have either neglected this revolutionary, or given him a rather unfavourable press.

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