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English noun: prejudice

1. prejudice (cognition) a partiality that prevents objective consideration of an issue or situation


Synonymsbias, preconception


Broader (hypernym)partiality, partisanship


Narrower (hyponym)experimenter bias, homophobia, irrational hostility, Islamophobia, racism, taboo, tabu, tendentiousness


English verb: prejudice

1. prejudice (social) disadvantage by prejudice


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)disadvantage, disfavor, disfavour


Domain categoryjustice

2. prejudice (cognition) influence (somebody's) opinion in advance


Synonymsprepossess


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)act upon, influence, work


Narrower (hyponym)bias, bias, predetermine









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