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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 un·due /-ˈdu, ˈdju/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Un·due a.
 1. Not due; not yet owing; as, an undue debt, note, or bond.
 2. Not right; not lawful or legal; improper; as, an undue proceeding.
 3. Not agreeable to a rule or standard, or to duty; disproportioned; excessive; immoderate; inordinate; as, an undue attachment to forms; an undue rigor in the execution of law.
 Undue influence Law, any improper or wrongful constraint, machination, or urgency of persuasion, by which one's will is overcome and he is induced to do or forbear an act which he would not do, or would do, if left to act freely.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: not yet payable; "an undue loan" [syn: not due] [ant: due]
      2: not appropriate or proper (or even legal) in the
         circumstances; "undue influence"; "I didn't want to show
         undue excitement"; "accused of using undue force" [ant: due]
      3: lacking justification or authorization; "unreasonable
         searches and seizures"; "desire for undue private profit";
         "unwarranted limitations of personal freedom" [syn: unjustified,
      4: beyond normal limits; "excessive charges"; "a book of
         inordinate length"; "his dress stops just short of undue
         elegance"; "unreasonable demands" [syn: excessive, inordinate,