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par·ti pris

 (pär′tē prē′)
n. pl. par·tis pris (pär′tē)
An inclination for or against something or someone that affects judgment; prejudice or bias.

[French : parti, decision, side + pris, taken.]
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parti pris

(parti pri)
n
a preconceived opinion
[C19: literally: side taken]
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par•ti pris

(ˌpɑr ti ˈpri)

n., pl. par•tis pris (ˌpɑr ti ˈpriz, ˈpri)
a preconceived attitude or opinion.
[1870–75; < French: literally, the side taken]
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parti pris

A French phrase meaning side taken, used to mean a prejudice or preconceived opinion.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.parti pris - an opinion formed beforehand without adequate evidence; "he did not even try to confirm his preconceptions"
opinion, persuasion, sentiment, thought, view - a personal belief or judgment that is not founded on proof or certainty; "my opinion differs from yours"; "I am not of your persuasion"; "what are your thoughts on Haiti?"
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I had never encountered such a violent parti pris of seclusion; it was more than keeping quiet--it was like hunted creatures feigning death.
En ce qui concerne les positions du Maroc vis-a-vis des crises qui secouent le monde arabe, le chef de la diplomatie marocaine a affirme qu'elles sont dictees par des principes d'independance, de conviction et de souci de resserrer les rangs loin de tout parti pris. Dans ce sillage, Bourita a precise que la relation entre le Maroc et l'Arabie Saoudite est forte et cimentee par le lien solide entre les deux familles royales.
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De acordo com essa ideia de uma crise do lirismo romantico, em que sentido poderiamos dizer que o "caixote", o "camarao", e outros "objetos" de Le Parti pris des choses [Opartido das coisas]permitiram vislumbrar essa "renovacao do lirismo no seculo XX", *** ao mesmo tempo em que tomavam as coisas em sua materialidade?
Personal prejudice and parti pris should play no part in the exercise.
It is of course impossible to write a book on modern Vietnam without a certain parti pris, yet Lam is generally even-handed in discussing the shortcomings and mistakes on the different sides of the conflict.

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