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bi·ased

also bi·assed  (bī′əst)
adj.
Marked by or exhibiting bias; prejudiced: gave a biased account of the trial.
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bi•ased

(ˈbaɪ əst)

adj.
having or showing bias.
Also, esp. Brit., bi′assed.
[1605–15]
bi′ased•ly; esp. Brit., bi′assed•ly, adv.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.biased - favoring one person or side over another; "a biased account of the trial"; "a decision that was partial to the defendant"
partial - showing favoritism
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biased

Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002

biased

also biassed
adjective
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Translations
مُتَحَيِّزمُتَحَيِّز مع
předpojatýzaujatý
forudindtaget
puolueellinen
pristran
偏った
편견을 가진
pristranski
jävig
ซึ่งลำเอียง
thiên vị

biased

biassed [ˈbaɪəst] ADJparcial
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

biased

[ˈbaɪəst] adj [person, process, system] → partial(e); [judgement, language] → montrant un parti pris; [reporting] → tendancieux/euse
to be biased [person] → n'être pas impartial(e)
to be biased against → avoir un préjugé contre
to be biased towards, to be biased in favour of → favoriser
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

biased

, (US) biassed
adjvoreingenommen, befangen; … but then I’m biased… aber ich bin natürlich voreingenommen or befangen; biased toward(s) somebody/somethinggegenüber jdm/einer Sache voreingenommen; biased in favour (Brit) or favor (US) of/againstvoreingenommen für/gegen
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biased

biassed [ˈbaɪəst] adjparziale
to be biased against → essere prevenuto/a contro
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

bias

(ˈbaiəs) noun
1. favouring of one or other (side in an argument etc) rather than remaining neutral. a bias against people of other religions.
2. a weight on or in an object (eg a bowl for playing bowls) making it move in a particular direction.
verbpast tense, past participle ˈbias(s)ed
to influence (usually unfairly). He was biased by the report in the newspapers.
ˈbias(s)ed adjective
(negative unbias(s)ed) favouring one side rather than another. a biased judgement.
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biased

مُتَحَيِّز předpojatý forudindtaget voreingenommen προκατειλημμένος parcial, tendencioso puolueellinen partial pristran parziale 偏った 편견을 가진 bevooroordeeld ensidig stronniczy tendencioso предвзятый jävig ซึ่งลำเอียง yanlı thiên vị 有偏见的
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