Meaning of BIAS in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ baɪəs ]

( biases, biasing, biased)


Bias is a tendency to prefer one person or thing to another, and to favour that person or thing.

Bias against women permeates every level of the judicial system...

There were fierce attacks on the BBC for alleged political bias.

= prejudice

N-VAR : usu with supp


Bias is a concern with or interest in one thing more than others.

The Department has a strong bias towards neuroscience.

N-VAR : with supp


To bias someone means to influence them in favour of a particular choice.

We mustn’t allow it to bias our teaching.

VERB : V n

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