Definition of prejudicial in English:


Line breaks: preju|di¦cial
Pronunciation: /prɛdʒʊˈdɪʃ(ə)l




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  • They do not include, of course, a mere busybody who is interfering in things which do not concern him: but they do include a person who has a genuine grievance because an order has been made which prejudicially affects his interests.
  • Further, the marketability of the land is severely prejudicially affected by the Main Action.
  • I hope this helps to reassure patients that we have an open, positive attitude to complaints and to suggest patients may be dealt with prejudicially is just scaremongering and will cause unnecessary concern for our patients.


late Middle English: from Old French prejudiciel, from prejudice (see prejudice).

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