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prejudice in Law topic

prejudiceprejudice2 verb [transitive]  1 PREJUDICEDto influence someone so that they have an unfair or unreasonable opinion about someone or something There was concern that reports in the media would prejudice the jury.prejudice somebody against something My own schooldays prejudiced me against all formal education.2 SCLHARM/BE BAD FORto have a bad effect on the future success or situation of someone or something A criminal record will prejudice your chances of getting a job. He refused to comment, saying he did not wish to prejudice the outcome of the talks.see thesaurus at harm→ See Verb table
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prejudiceIn view of their greater interest in Jarrad, the plaintiffs contended that they had been unfairly prejudiced.It will not prejudice his claim in any way if he takes all necessary steps to minimise and contain his loss.Indeed failure to take such steps will seriously prejudice his potential claim on the Marine Policy.It also says full repayment would prejudice its economic recovery.Unless the opinion is totally misconceived, an applicant should not be prejudiced merely because it was wrong.The prejudiced parents get exactly what they wanted.The paper shows that there could be a return of these positions without prejudicing the integrity of an Edinburgh and Lothian-wide council.He said Wells's escape would prejudice the juries.A criminal record will prejudice your chances of getting a job.prejudice the outcomeThere is no reason why reduced prices or free stock should not be accepted providing this does not prejudice the outcome.I am still discussing the matter with the company and I do not wish to prejudice the outcome of those talks.