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Definition of "unequal" []

  • Not the same in any measurable aspect, such as extent or quantity. (adjective)
  • Not the same as another in rank or social position. (adjective)
  • Consisting of ill-matched opponents: an unequal race. (adjective)
  • Having unbalanced sides or parts; asymmetrical. (adjective)
  • Not even or consistent; variable. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "unequal" in a sentence
  • "Protesters object to corporate influence on politics and what they call an unequal distribution of wealth."
  • "It's what I call the unequal dialogue because the politicians ultimately have to be in charge."
  • "To the abrupt drop of basic products, you have to add the reduced possibilities of buying manufactured products, which we call unequal trade, he stressed."