Definition of prejudge in English:

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Pronunciation: /prēˈjəj/


[with object]
Form a judgment on (an issue or person) prematurely and without having adequate information: it is wrong to prejudge an issue on the basis of speculation
More example sentences
  • In this instance Scout may have found that to negatively prejudge someone is wrong.
  • By answering the point I put to you today, you would in no way be prejudging the forthcoming report.
  • In sum, they accuse the prosecution and the judges of prejudging the issues, of pursuing the trial merely out of vanity and a sense of their own honour.



(also prejudgement) noun
Example sentences
  • When viewing and responding to their classmates' videos, students must assess their prejudgments about one another's backgrounds and points of view… personal stories paint human faces on otherwise lofty theories and issues.
  • Did my own prejudgments affect my final decision?
  • I came to Morocco with minimal expectations and prejudgments.

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Syllabification: pre·judge

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