Definition of weighted adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈweɪtɪd//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈweɪtɪd//
[not before noun]
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arranged in such a way that a particular person or thing has an advantage or a disadvantage synonym biased weighted towards somebody/something The proposal is weighted towards smaller businesses. weighted against somebody/something Everything seemed weighted against them. weighted in favour of somebody/something The course is heavily weighted in favour of engineering.Extra examples The course is heavily weighted in favour/​favor of engineering. The exam consists of six equally weighted questions. This new legislation is unfairly weighted against the small farmer. measures that are weighted towards small investors
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