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Unfairly prejudiced for or against someone or something:‘we will not tolerate this biased media coverage’
- ‘Many of these genes are also strongly female biased.’
- ‘A clearer pattern occurred in open interspaces, which were only visited by small frugivores, and where the seed size distribution was significantly biased toward the smallest seeds.’
- ‘Conservatives, libertarians and Republicans often pride themselves as being more committed to the objective truth than the biased left-wing media.’
- ‘Police Officers were unanimously viewed as acting in a biased way towards male victims.’
- ‘Well, I think that there was a lot of biased coverage.’
- ‘The decision to transfer such patients to neurosurgical care seems to be biased against older patients.’
- ‘Most studies of professions based on the process model have been biased towards Anglo-American experiences.’
- ‘Shorter, honest recommendations are better than longer biased reports.’
- ‘Its account of events was piecemeal and its analysis was biased.’
- ‘Very young children are not yet as visually biased as adults.’
- ‘I only object to the fact that your articles seem extremely biased.’
- ‘In Canada, although not alone, the CBC provides the most slanted and biased information, and routinely practices dishonest reporting.’
- ‘However, Frontier legislator Emily Lau feared opinions from the forum could be biased.’
- ‘Sequential block designs can lead to biased allocation.’
- ‘The publisher blamed the losses on a lack of advertising, particularly among those Marshalltown merchants who were biased against Latinos.’
- ‘Still, this approach could have unwittingly biased results.’
- ‘If you don't know already, I'm biased towards Rieslings.’
- ‘The charge that its review process is biased against right-wing nominees is manifestly false.’
- ‘The genetic programming example above yields large equations that become impractical or too biased to the past.’
- ‘These are culturally biased statements of opinion, not scientifically supportable propositions.’
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