prejudiced


prejudiced
prejudice prej‧u‧dice 1 [ˈpredʒds] noun [countable, uncountable]
1. an unreasonable dislike of people because they are different from you in some way, especially because of their race, sex, or religious beliefs:

• prejudice in the workplace

• the staff's awareness of their own prejudices

2. an unreasonable opinion about something or dislike of it:
prejudice against

• There's still a great deal of prejudice against direct marketing.

3. with/​without prejudice LAW if a legal case is settled with prejudice, it will not be possible to open the case again. If it is settled without prejudice, it will be possible to bring the case to court at a later date:

• All pending lawsuits between the two companies will be dismissed with prejudice.

• The findings were accepted without prejudice.

— prejudiced adjective :

• Far from being prejudiced against women, we have tried hard to advance promising women staff.

• Prejudiced behavior can be directed against a racial or a national origin group.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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