prejudice

  • 1Prejudice — prejudice …

    Dictionary of sociology

  • 2préjudice — [ preʒydis ] n. m. • 1265; lat. præjudicium « jugement anticipé », de præjudicare « préjuger » 1 ♦ Perte d un bien, d un avantage par le fait d autrui; acte ou événement nuisible aux intérêts de qqn et le plus souvent contraire au droit, à la… …

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  • 3prejudice — prej·u·dice 1 / pre jə dəs/ n [Old French, from Latin praejudicium previous judgment, damage, from prae before + judicium judgment] 1: injury or detriment to one s legal rights or claims (as from the action of another): as a: substantial… …

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  • 4prejudice — Prejudice, in normal usage, means preconceived opinion or bias, against or in favour of, a person or thing. While it is important to remember that biases can be positive as well as negative, nevertheless the term most commonly refers to a… …

    Dictionary of sociology

  • 5préjudice — Préjudice. s. m. Tort, dommage. Notable préjudice. préjudice fort considerable. porter préjudice à quelqu un, luy causer, luy faire un grand préjudice. souffrir un grand préjudice. cela me seroit d un grand préjudice. On dit, Au préjudice de sa… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • 6Prejudice — Préjudice Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Sommaire 1 Droit 2 Cinéma 3 Musique …

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  • 7prejudice — Prejudice, m. penac. Est avantjugé, un jugement donné qui fait consequence à ce qui reste à juger, Praeiudicium. Voilà pourquoy on en use pour dommage, comme, Cela tourne à mon grand prejudice, Id magno mihi est detrimento. Et, Sans prejudice de… …

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  • 8Prejudice — Prej u*dice, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Prejudiced}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Prejudicing}.] [Cf. F. pr[ e]judicier. See {Prejudice}, n.] 1. To cause to have prejudice; to prepossess with opinions formed without due knowledge or examination; to bias the mind… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 9prejudice — [prej′ə dis] n. [ME < MFr < L praejudicium < prae , before (see PRE ) + judicium, judgment < judex (gen. judicis), JUDGE] 1. a judgment or opinion formed before the facts are known; preconceived idea, favorable or, more usually,… …

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  • 10prejudice — in the meaning ‘bias’ or ‘partiality’, is followed by against or in favour of, but not (on the analogy of hostility, objection, etc.) to: a prejudice against eating late, not ☒ a prejudice to eating late. In its meaning ‘irrational dislike’, it… …

    Modern English usage

  • 11prejudice — ► NOUN 1) preconceived opinion that is not based on reason or experience. 2) unjust behaviour formed on such a basis. 3) chiefly Law harm that may result from some action or judgement. ► VERB 1) give rise to prejudice in (someone); make biased.… …

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  • 12Prejudice — Prej u*dice, n. [F. pr[ e]judice, L. praejudicium; prae before + judicium judgment. See {Prejudicate}, {Judicial}.] 1. Foresight. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Naught might hinder his quick prejudize. Spenser. [1913 Webster] 2. An opinion or judgment… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 13prejudice — [n] belief without basis, information; intolerance ageism, animosity, antipathy, apartheid, aversion, bad opinion, bias, bigotry, chauvinism, contemptuousness, detriment, discrimination, disgust, dislike, displeasure, disrelish, enmity, foregone… …

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  • 14prejudice — n bias, partiality, prepossession, *predilection Analogous words: predisposition, disposition, inclination (see corre sponding verbs at INCLINE): *leaning, penchant …

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  • 15Prejudice — The word prejudice refers to prejudgment: making a decision before becoming aware of the relevant facts of a case or event. The word has commonly been used in certain restricted contexts, in the expression racial prejudice . Initially this is… …

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  • 16préjudice — (pré ju di s ) s. m. Tort, dommage. •   On blâme l injustice, non pas par l aversion que l on a pour elle, mais par le préjudice que l on en reçoit, LA ROCHEFOUC. Prem. pens. 25. •   Cet autre objet.... Au mariage encor peut porter préjudice, MOL …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 17prejudice — ▪ I. prejudice prejudice 2 verb [transitive] 1. to influence someone so they have an unfair opinion about someone or something, and therefore do not treat them equally: • She argued that the publicity will endanger her client s right to a fair… …

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  • 18prejudice — I n. bias 1) to arouse, stir up prejudice 2) to have, hold (a) prejudice 3) to break down, eliminate prejudice 4) (a) deep, deep rooted, deep seated, ingrained, strong prejudice 5) race, racial; religious prejudice 6) prejudice against harm 7)… …

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  • 19prejudice — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ deep, deep rooted, deep seated, strong ▪ blatant ▪ serious (esp. BrE), unfair (esp. BrE) …

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  • 20prejudice — prej|u|dice1 [ˈpredʒudıs] n [Date: 1200 1300; : Old French; Origin: Latin praejudicium, from judicium judgment ] 1.) [U and C] an unreasonable dislike and distrust of people who are different from you in some way, especially because of their race …

    Dictionary of contemporary English