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bias

noun [C/U]  /ˈbɑɪ·əs/ us  
an unfair personal opinion that influences your judgment: [U] They vowed to fight racial bias in the school. [C usually sing] Does news coverage reflect a reporter’s bias?
bias
verb [T]  /ˈbɑɪ·əs/ (-s-, -ss-) us  
The judge withheld the information on the grounds that it would bias the jury.
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