Definition of parti pris in English:

parti pris

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Pronunciation: /ˌpɑːtɪ ˈpriː
 
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noun (plural partis pris pronunc. same)

  • A preconceived view; a bias: the coherence of the theory is the result of an intellectual parti pris

adjective

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  • Prejudiced; biased: the document is parti pris in its approach to theology

Origin

French, literally 'side taken'.

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