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  • s  not meant or adapted for a particular purpose
    a solvent unsuitable for use on wood surfaces
  • s  not capable of being applied
  • s  not conducive to good moral development
    the movie is unsuitable for children
  • s  not worthy of being chosen (especially as a spouse)

  • The letter concludes by saying, "Attorney General Gonzales has proven an unsuitable steward of the law and should resign for the good of the country.
  • Growing seasons will be cut short and stretches of land made unsuitable for agriculture, with yields declining by as much as 50% in some countries.
  • Just 7% of respondents found that formulation acceptable, while 71% considered it unsuitable for Taiwan.

  • Alexander Litvinenko in Forbes
    By 1997, Litvinenko said his department had become "responsible for illegal punishments or so-called extralegal executions of unsuitable businessmen, politicians and other public figures. In parallel, the department blackmailed the same targets for...
  • Richard Blumenthal in Wall Street Journal
    New York's settlement with Facebook is a step forward, but giant strides are needed to make the site safer,Mr. Blumenthal said in a statement. "Dramatic, drastic changes must better shield children from sexual predators, unsuitable content...
  • Ang Lee in International Herald Tribune
    We hope to send the message in the US that NC-17 is a respectable category and that it's not pornography. It's just unsuitable for children,Lee said.

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