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"biased" in American English

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biasedadjective

 us   /ˈbɑɪ·əst/
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"biased" in British 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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"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 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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A bunch of stuff about plurals
A bunch of stuff about plurals
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by Colin McIntosh One of the many ways in which English differs from other languages is its use of uncountable nouns to talk about collections of objects: as well as never being used in the plural, they’re never used with a or an. Examples are furniture (plural in German and many other languages), cutlery (plural in Italian), and

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