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bias
British English: /ˈbʌɪəs/
American English: /ˈbaɪəs/

Translation of bias in French:

noun pl -es

  • 1 (prejudice)
    on the part of de la part de
    to display bias
    faire preuve de parti pris
    political/media bias
    parti pris politique/dans les médias
  • 2 (active discrimination)
    against envers
    racial/sexual bias
    discrimination raciale/sexuelle
  • 3 (tendency)
    in favour of, towards pour
    an American bias
    une tendance pro-américaine
    a female bias
    un préjugé favorable envers les femmes
    a left-wing bias
    une tendance de gauche

transitive verb

  • also: p prés etc -s- ou -ss-
    (person, decision, result)
    to bias somebody against/in favour of
    prévenir quelqu'un contre/en faveur de

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