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adverse meaning

[ 'ædvə:s ] Pronunciation:   "adverse" in a sentence
  • Adjective: adverse  ad'vurs
    1. Contrary to your interests or welfare
      "adverse circumstances"
      - inauspicious, untoward 
    2. In an opposing direction
      "adverse currents"
      - contrary

    See also: adversely, adversity, unfavorable [US], unfavourable [Brit, Cdn]

    Encyclopedia: Adverse


  • [Business]
    AmE / adjective [usually before noun]

    negative; not likely to produce a good result:

    adverse market conditions

    the adverse effects of a high exchange rate

Examples

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  1. evidence of the adverse effect is limited.
  2. but the adverse tide was strong.
  3. it all seemed to give us very adverse data.
  4. their assistance is adverse to promoting my plan.
  5. the adverse criticism it deservedly got stung byron.

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