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Definition of prejudice verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    prejudice

     verb
    verb
    NAmE//ˈprɛdʒədəs//
     
    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they prejudice
     
    he / she / it prejudices
     
    past simple prejudiced
     
    -ing form prejudicing
     
     
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  1. 1prejudice somebody (against somebody/something) to influence someone so that they have an unfair or unreasonable opinion about someone or something synonym bias The prosecution lawyers have been trying to prejudice the jury against her.
  2. 2prejudice something (formal) to have a harmful effect on something Any delay will prejudice the child's welfare.
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