AskDefine | Define unequal

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unequal adj
1 not equal in amount; "they distributed unlike (or unequal) sums to the various charities" [syn: unlike] [ant: like]
2 poorly balanced or matched in quantity or value or measure [ant: equal]

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  1. Not the same.
  2. Out of balance.


Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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