bias [prejudice]

bias [prejudice]
предразсъдък {м}

noun


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  • prejudice — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ deep, deep rooted, deep seated, strong ▪ blatant ▪ serious (esp. BrE), unfair (esp. BrE) …   Collocations dictionary

  • bias — See interview bias ; interviewer bias ; non response ; objective ; observer bias ; prejudice ; sample selection bias ; sampling error …   Dictionary of sociology

  • prejudice — prej·u·dice 1 / pre jə dəs/ n [Old French, from Latin praejudicium previous judgment, damage, from prae before + judicium judgment] 1: injury or detriment to one s legal rights or claims (as from the action of another): as a: substantial… …   Law dictionary

  • bias — bi·as / bī əs/ n: a personal and often unreasoned judgment for or against one side in a dispute: prejudice a judge disqualified because of bias Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • prejudice — [prej′ə dis] n. [ME < MFr < L praejudicium < prae , before (see PRE ) + judicium, judgment < judex (gen. judicis), JUDGE] 1. a judgment or opinion formed before the facts are known; preconceived idea, favorable or, more usually,… …   English World dictionary

  • Prejudice — Prej u*dice, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Prejudiced}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Prejudicing}.] [Cf. F. pr[ e]judicier. See {Prejudice}, n.] 1. To cause to have prejudice; to prepossess with opinions formed without due knowledge or examination; to bias the mind… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bias — [bī′əs] n. pl. biases [MFr biais, a slope, slant < OFr < OProv < ?] 1. a line, cut or sewn diagonally across the weave of cloth, as in making seams, binding tape, etc. 2. a mental leaning or inclination; partiality; bent 3. Lawn Bowling… …   English World dictionary

  • Bias (disambiguation) — Bias is an inclination towards something, or a predisposition, partiality, prejudice, preference, or predilection. Bias may also refer to:In science and statistics: * Bias (statistics), the systematic distortion of a statistic ** A biased sample… …   Wikipedia

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