Translation of unfavorable in Spanish:


desfavorable, adj.

(British unfavourable)

Pronunciation /ʌnˈfeɪv(ə)rəb(ə)l//ˌənˈfeɪv(ə)rəb(ə)l/


  • 1

    (conditions) desfavorable
    (conditions) poco propicio
    (wind) en contra
    to be unfavorable to sth/sb
    • terms unfavorable to the purchaser condiciones desfavorables para el comprador / que le son desfavorables al comprador
    • He said special attention will be paid to overcoming the unfavourable demographic situation by supporting parents.
    • The paper argued that a venture capitalist with highly volatile status was more likely to have an unfavorable economic outcome.
    • We used repeat deliberate self harm as a marker of an unfavourable outcome.
    • The purpose is not in doubt: to inform all parties as soon as possible of the outcome, but apparently only where that outcome is unfavourable to the applicant.
    • To prevent an unfavourable outcome, ultimately for all members of society, careful consideration of diverse issues surrounding human tissue is needed.
    • The assessment also includes the likely favourable and unfavourable consequences of the decision for oneself and for others.
    • The evidence linking increased weight with unfavourable levels of objective physical health indicators is well supported.
    • Their low altitude, the unfavourable climatic conditions and the fire were the factors that led to the fatal outcome.
    • Her achievement was more impressive given the unfavourable prevailing economic conditions.
    • In the Eurobond markets there is a growing list of potential issuers who have postponed or cancelled issues because of unfavourable or poor market conditions.
    • From this we can predict favourable and unfavourable outcomes.
    • It is more likely that change of paternal genes or antigens would result in heterogeneous outcomes rather than unfavourable pregnancy outcomes.
    • This is because the early-arriving males often suffer from unfavorable weather conditions and lack of suitable food.
    • Active management of labor is not associated with unfavorable maternal or neonatal outcomes.
    • In contrast, Zambia's imports rose in the same period under review leading to unfavourable trade imbalances.
    • Detection is diagnostic of myocardial damage in patients admitted with suspected acute coronary syndromes and indicates an unfavourable outcome.
    • One question, for example, asks them to recount in 100 words a recent stressful incident in which they averted an unfavourable outcome.
    • One could go so far as to say that tests have been designed to conceal unfavourable outcomes.
    • The unfavorable economic conditions at home contributed to this year's falling exports, Irwandy said.
    • Both teams have poor fan support and unfavorable stadium contracts.
  • 2

    (reply/comparison/report) desfavorable
    (comparison/reply/report) negativo
    • The media coverage of the two visits was noteworthy for its lack of any unfavourable commentary on the government's foreign policy.
    • Critical judgement of the play has tended to be unfavourable.
    • All they get is criticism and unfavorable comparison with their foreign colleagues.
    • Surely they can't stand idly by while their party leader levels accusations of treason at newspapers just because their coverage is unfavourable to him.
    • The best response to either a favourable or an unfavourable review is to ignore it, except perhaps to discuss a point or two raised in it, or to point out an actual error.
    • Readers and other members of the public, sensing a clear impulse to beat down an unfavourable report, must have suspected some truth was giving offence.
    • Despite this negative conclusion regarding one of his aims I do not want to leave the reader with an unfavourable impression of the book.
    • In recent years, Schröder has filed a series of lawsuits to deflect unfavourable media attention, on one occasion suing a journalist who accused him of dying his hair.
    • A famously lapsed Catholic herself, Greer's desire to criticise the document in unfavourable terms is not surprising.
    • I have received the lion's share of unfavourable media attention and felt the heat of public scrutiny for two weeks.
    • However most of the reviews she got in the Sydney and Melbourne press were unfavourable.
    • All previous home condition reports have to be included in the pack, and there will be a record held on a central register, so hiding unfavourable surveys won't be an option.
    • The Department head took away some of her responsibilities, she said, and then wrote unfavourable reports about her performance.
    • However, as a result of unfavourable press, the company decided it faced what it referred to as a genuine moral issue and changed its views of these men.
    • The high prices at many airports have incurred many complaints and also drew unfavourable media attention.
    • He flew to a military base to shore up his support in the face of unfavourable polls and growing unease in Washington about the conflict.
    • What I read was an unfavourable description of myself, a documentation of my failings as a decent human being - and all entirely true.
    • Although he sounds completely satisfied with the band, Andrew is also disappointed with the content of a few unfavourable record reviews.
    • Sydenham's basic premise is that historians have either neglected this revolutionary, or given him a rather unfavourable press.
    • Is this simply a way of diverting attention from the unfavourable headlines some have faced in recent months?