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prejudicial

adjective uk   us   /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.
Translations of “prejudicial”
in Chinese (Traditional) 造成偏見的,不利的,有害的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 造成偏见的,不利的,有害的…
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