Meaning of “biased” in the English Dictionary

"biased" in English

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biasedadjective

uk /ˈbaɪ.əst/ us /ˈbaɪ.əst/

C1 showing an unreasonable like or dislike for a person based on personal opinions:

The newspapers gave a very biased report of the meeting.
I think she's beautiful but then I'm biased since she's my daughter.
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(Definition of “biased” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"biased" in American English

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biasedadjective

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"biased" in Business English

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biasedadjective

also biassed uk /ˈbaɪəst/ us

preferring or disliking someone or something more than someone or something else, in a way that means that they are treated unfairly:

biased against sb/sth He believes the American justice system is biased against blacks.
biased in favour of sb/sth They claimed that the settlement was biased in favour of corporate clients.

giving results that are not accurate because information has not been collected correctly:

A biased sample of interviewees has a set of characteristics that are different from those of the population as a whole.
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That, however, is a biased approach.
By moving away from a balanced policy, we are putting our diplomatic credibility at risk and we make ourselves appear to be biased.
We are strongly opposed to this report because we cannot accept its biased approach, which runs completely counter to the economic interests of our society and businesses.
The latter drafted its proposal in a completely biased manner, failing to take account of the situation of countries whose energy industry is based on coal.
The reason for this lies in the fact that the regulation is not being properly applied, with certain duties being left unpaid and a biased calculation method being used.
Stereotypes and discrimination persist, biased recruitment and promotion systems are rampant, labour market and educational segregation hinder women in achieving their full potential.
The report is ideologically biased, and contains many elements which have a great deal to do with economic, social and environmental policies, but absolutely nothing to do with human rights.
Given this, it really is a sorry state of affairs that this very biased report went through, albeit by a tiny majority.
Decisions were taken on the basis of biased recommendations, and studies were commissioned and paid for by the beef industry itself.
We must break with the practice of setting biased conditions which, in actual fact, serve the interests of the dominant countries.