biased Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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Meaning of “biased” in the English Dictionary

"biased" in British English

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biasedadjective

uk   us   /ˈbaɪ.əst/
C1 showing an ​unreasonable like or ​dislike for a ​personbased on ​personalopinions: 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

 us   /ˈbɑɪ·əst/
showing an ​unreasonablepreference or ​dislikebased on ​personalopinion: The ​newspapers gave a biased ​report of the ​meeting.
(Definition of biased from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"biased" in Business English

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biasedadjective

(also biassed) uk   us   /ˈbaɪəst/
preferring or disliking someone or something more than someone or something else, in a way that ​means that they are ​treatedunfairly: biased against sb/sth He believes the American ​justicesystem is biased against ​blacks.biased in favour of sb/sth They ​claimed that the ​settlement was biased in favour of ​corporateclients.
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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(Definition of biased from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “biased”
in Arabic مُنحاز…
in Korean 편향된…
in Portuguese parcial, tendencioso, preconceituoso…
in Catalan parcial…
in Japanese 偏見を持った, 偏った…
in Chinese (Simplified) 偏袒一方的, 有偏见的…
in Turkish önyargılı…
in Russian предубежденный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 偏袒一方的, 有偏見的…
in Italian prevenuto, parziale…
in Polish tendencyjny, ≈ nieprzychylny/przychylny…
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