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Noun: prejudice  pre-ju-dis
  1. A partiality that prevents objective consideration of an issue or situation
    - bias, preconception
     
  2. An adverse judgement or opinion formed beforehand without good justification
Verb: prejudice  pre-ju-dis
  1. (justice) disadvantage by prejudice
     
  2. Influence (somebody's) opinion in advance
    - prepossess

Derived forms: prejudiced, prejudices, prejudicing

Type of: act upon, disadvantage, disfavor [US], disfavour [Brit, Cdn], influence, partiality, partisanship, work

Encyclopedia: Prejudice