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1. Made heavy or heavier by the addition of something: a weighted base.
2. Statistics Adjusted to reflect value or proportion: a weighted average.
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biased: The current electoral law is heavily weighted in favour of the ruling party..
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1. having additional weight.
2. loaded or burdened.
3. adjusted to a representative value, as a statistic.
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|Adj.||1.||weighted - made heavy or weighted down with weariness; "his leaden arms"; "weighted eyelids"|
heavy - marked by great psychological weight; weighted down especially with sadness or troubles or weariness; "a heavy heart"; "a heavy schedule"; "heavy news"; "a heavy silence"; "heavy eyelids"
|2.||weighted - adjusted to reflect value or proportion; "votes weighted according to the size of constituencies"; "a law weighted in favor of landlords"; "a weighted average"|
adjusted - altered to accommodate to certain requirements or bring into a proper relation; "an adjusted insurance claim"; "the car runs more smoothly with the timing adjusted"
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weighted[weɪtɪd] ADJ [clothing, object] → con peso
weighted average → media f ponderada
weighted index → índice m compensado
to be weighted in favour of sb → favorecer a algn
to be weighted against sb → perjudicar a algn
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weighted[ˈweɪtɪd] adj (= biased) → biaisé(e)
to be weighted in favour of sth/sb → être biaisé(e) en faveur de qch/qn
to be heavily weighted in favour of sth/sb → être fortement biaisé(e) en faveur de qch/qn
The current electoral law is still heavily weighted in favour of the ruling party → L'actuel système électoral est toujours fortement biaisé en faveur du parti au pouvoir.
to be weighted against sth/sb → être biaisé en défaveur de qch/qn
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