bias

/ˈbajəs/

  • Noun
  • a tendency to believe that some people, ideas, etc., are better than others that usually results in treating some people unfairly
    1. The writer has a strong liberal/conservative bias. [=favors liberal/conservative views]
    2. ethnic and racial biases
    3. He showed a bias toward a few workers in particular.
    4. Do they have a bias against women/minorities?
    5. The company was accused of racial/gender bias.
    6. The decision was made without bias.
    7. She showed no bias toward older clients.
  • a strong interest in something or ability to do something
    1. a student with a strong bias towards the arts
  • in a slanted direction
    1. The material for the dress was cut on the bias.
  • Verb
  • to have a strong and often unfair influence on (someone or something)
    1. I don't want to bias you against the movie, but I thought the book was much better.
    2. The circumstances could bias the results of the survey.

Những từ liên quan với BIAS

slant, bigotry, prejudice, bent, spin, inclination, incline, distort, preference, favoritism, penchant