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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbiasedbi‧ased, biassed /ˈbaɪəst/ ●○○ AWL adjective 🔊 🔊 1 unfairly preferring one person or group over another 🔊 Of course I’m biased, but I thought my daughter’s paintings were the best. 🔊 racially biased attitudesbiased against/towards/in favour of 🔊 news reporting that was heavily biased towards the government2 more interested in a particular thing than in anotherbiased towards 🔊 The majority of infants are biased towards being social rather than being antisocial.
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biasedIt was not intended to sound biased.Nor is the fact that a document is biased a reason for dismissing the document as worthless or unreliable.I may be a little biased about this one, but I now consider it to be of a very high standard.If your advisor is also selling financial products, you may get biased advice.University acceptance policies seem to be biased against minorities.Roughly four-fifths of Sun readers believed the paper was biased against the Labour party.Much of the information the clinics gave people was incomplete and biased in favour of educated middle-class clients.In the report members of the police were accused of acting illegally and it was suggested that they were biased in favour of Inkatha.When small samples are used to estimate population standard deviations, the results are biased in the direction of underestimation.Still less can they accept impartial public broadcasting combined with a biased press and biased satellite television.There have been complaints about biased reporting in the tabloid press.racially biased reportingThe system is so biased that many citizens simply do not register to vote.Most newspapers are biased towards one political party or the other.Export policy has been biased towards overseas customers.heavily biasedClearly one source is unreliable, and the interpretations which it offers are heavily biased.Often he did not know what was really going on, and anyway he is heavily biased in his father's favour.And the prevailing compensation structure in practically all businesses reinforces this attitude because it is heavily biased towards managerial positions and titles.The problem of an influential tabloid press heavily biased towards one particular party is more difficult.The examples developed here are heavily biased towards the leadership and intellectual rationalization for the movement.
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