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1‘male prejudices about women’
preconceived idea, preconception, preconceived notion
2‘he claimed that his opponents were motivated by prejudice’
bigotry, bias, partisanship, partiality, intolerance, discrimination, a jaundiced eye, preference, one-sidedness, unfairness, inequality, inequity
racism, racialism, anti-Semitism, chauvinism, sexism, ageism, heterosexism, classism, fattism
US Jim Crowism
3‘without prejudice to the interests of other countries’
detriment, harm, disadvantage, damage, injury, hurt, impairment, loss
1‘it was felt that the article would prejudice the jury’
bias, influence, sway, predispose, make biased, make partial, make partisan, colour, poison, jaundice, warp, twist, slant, distort
2‘this could prejudice his chances of victory in the November election’
damage, be detrimental to, be prejudicial to, be disadvantageous to, injure, harm, hurt, mar, spoil, impair, undermine, be deleterious to, hinder, compromise, drive a nail into the coffin of
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