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English definition of “prejudice”

prejudice

verb [T]     /ˈpredʒ.ʊ.dɪs/
Someone or something that prejudices you influences you unfairly so that you form an unreasonable opinion about something: His comments may have prejudiced the voters against her.Unfairness and favouring someone unfairlyJustice and fairness formal Something or someone that prejudices something else has a harmful influence on it: The fact that you were late all this week may prejudice your chances of getting a promotion .Preventing and impedingLimiting and restricting
(Definition of prejudice verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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