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un·bi·ased

also un·bi·assed  (ŭn-bī′əst)
adj.
Without bias or prejudice; impartial. See Synonyms at fair1.

un·bi′ased·ly adv.
un·bi′ased·ness n.
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unbiased

(ʌnˈbaɪəst) or

unbiassed

adj
1. having no bias or prejudice; fair or impartial
2. (Statistics) statistics
a. (of a sample) not affected by any extraneous factors, conflated variables, or selectivity which influence its distribution; random
b. (of an estimator) having an expected value equal to the parameter being estimated; having zero bias
c. Also called: discriminatory (of a significance test) having a power greater than the predetermined significance level
unˈbiasedly, unˈbiassedly adv
unˈbiasedness, unˈbiassedness n
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un•bi•ased

(ʌnˈbaɪ əst)

adj.
not biased or prejudiced; impartial.
Also, esp. Brit.,un•bi′assed.
[1600–10]
un•bi′ased•ly, adv.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unbiased - characterized by a lack of partiality; "a properly indifferent jury"; "an unbiasgoted account of her family problems"
impartial - showing lack of favoritism; "the cold neutrality of an impartial judge"
2.unbiased - without biasunbiased - without bias        
nonpartisan, nonpartizan - free from party affiliation or bias
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unbiased

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unbiased

adjective
2. Not inclining toward or actively taking either side in a matter under dispute:
Idiom: on the fence.
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Translations

unbiased

unbiassed [ˈʌnˈbaɪəst] ADJimparcial
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unbiased

unbiassed [ʌnˈbaɪəst] adj [person, opinion, information, advice] → impartial(e)
an unbiased jury → un jury impartial
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unbias(s)ed

adjunvoreingenommen; opinion, report alsounparteiisch
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unbiased

unbiassed [ʌnˈbaɪəst] adjobiettivo/a, imparziale
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

unbiased

a. imparcial, sin prejuicios.
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In between, [18] represents two forms of optimal unbiased FIR (OUFIR) filter, minimum variance unbiased FIR and embedded unbiasedness (EU) constraint on OFIR, and proved the identity of the two further.