One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
nounPlural partis pris
A preconceived view; a bias.‘the coherence of the theory is the result of an intellectual parti pris’prejudice, partiality, partisanship, favouritism, unfairness, one-sidednessView synonyms
Prejudiced; biased.‘the document is parti pris in its approach to theology’biased, bigoted, discriminatory, partisan, partial, one-sided, jaundiced, intolerant, narrow-minded, unfair, unjust, inequitable, non-objective, unobjective, blinkered, coloured, distorted, warped, loaded, weightedView synonyms
French, literally ‘side taken’.
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