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English definition of “prejudicial”

prejudicial

adjective     /ˌpredʒ.ʊˈdɪʃ.əl/ formal
harmful or influencing people unfairly : The judge decided that allowing the video as evidence would be prejudicial to the outcome of the trial .Unfairness and favouring someone unfairlyJustice and fairness
(Definition of prejudicial adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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