Meaning of SKEW in English

SKEW

verb

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

Some samples were handled improperly, which could have skewed the results.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

As 1968 dawned and events accelerated Jones's politics began to skew from those of his co-founders.

For one thing, especially if the sample is relatively small, unlikely events can skew the sample.

He said evidence was stored and handled improperly, potentially skewing results.

Is television scaring our kids, engendering violent behavior, skewing their morals and generally eroding the aesthetic standards of Western civilization?

Nationalist politics often favor local companies over outside media giants, skewing competition for new licenses.

Politics can often skew decisions that should be taken on their merits.

The insurance aspects of Social Security also skew the returns.

We feel that this may skew any long-term investment planning for sport.

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