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prejudice

noun [C or U]
 
 
/ˈpredʒədɪs/
an unreasonable opinion, especially about a particular group of people, that is formed without thought or knowledge: prejudice against sb/sth The prejudice against hiring someone 50 or older is unsound, because of the value, wisdom, and experience older people bring to the workforce. racial/religious prejudice
with prejudice LAW if a decision or action is made with prejudice to a right, you have lost that right: The government agreed to dismiss the criminal charges with prejudice, meaning that they cannot be refiled.with prejudice to sth The case shall be dismissed with prejudice to the refiling of the same or similar cause of action.
without prejudice LAW if a decision or action is made without prejudice to a right, you continue to have that right: Three days later, she asked for a dismissal without prejudice, meaning that she can re-file at any time.without prejudice to sth The original contract of sale is rescinded, but without prejudice to any claim that the seller may have for damages.
Translations of “prejudice”
in Arabic تَحامُل…
in Korean 편견…
in Malaysian prasangka…
in French préjugé…
in Turkish önyargı, peşin hüküm…
in Italian pregiudizio, preconcetto…
in Chinese (Traditional) 成見,偏見,歧視…
in Russian предубеждение, предрассудок…
in Polish uprzedzenia, uprzedzenie…
in Vietnamese thành kiến…
in Spanish prejuicio…
in Portuguese preconceito…
in Thai อคติ…
in German das Vorurteil…
in Catalan prejudici(s)…
in Japanese 偏見, (人種や宗教への)嫌悪感…
in Indonesian prasangka…
in Chinese (Simplified) 成见,偏见,歧视…
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