Meaning of BIAS in English

BIAS

(~es, ~ing, ~ed)

1.

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 ~.

= prejudice

N-VAR: usu with supp

2.

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

The Department has a strong ~ towards neuroscience.

N-VAR: with supp

3.

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

We mustn’t allow it to ~ our teaching.

VERB: V n

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