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English definition of “prejudice”

prejudice

verb [T]     /ˈpredʒədɪs/
to unfairly influence someone or something, so that an unreasonable opinion or decision is the result : prejudice sb against sb/sth His comments may have prejudiced the voters against her.
to have a harmful influence on something: The absence of expert testimony prejudiced her defense .
(Definition of prejudice verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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