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

Translation of bias in Spanish:

noun

  • 1 uncountable and countable 1.1 (prejudice, unfairness) the political bias of the article
    el sesgo político del artículo
    this paper has a left-wing bias
    este periódico es de tendencia izquierdista
    she was accused of bias
    se le acusó de parcialidad
    to be without bias
    ser imparcial
    no ser tendencioso or parcial or partidista
    the firm's bias in favor of younger applicants
    la preferencia de la compañía por los candidatos más jóvenes
    Example sentences
    • Has there been prejudice and bias against the applicant by both the judge at first instance and by the majority of the Full Court?
    • Publication bias in favour of aspirin also exists.
    • In an article for today's paper, the government's transport adviser firmly rejects claims of an unfair bias in favour of London and the south-east.
    1.2 (leanings, tendency) his scientific bias
    su inclinación por las ciencias
    the course has a scientific bias
    el curso tiene un enfoque científico
    1.3 (in statistics) built-in bias
    margen de error inherente
    Example sentences
    • Furthermore, the statistical bias varies with the filling factor.
    • Consideration of potential confounders, measures to prevent bias, and appropriate statistical analysis were mostly lacking.
    • We prefer a random partition that produces a point estimate with less bias than would result from a deterministic partition.
  • 2 uncountable (in sewing) to cut something on the bias
    cortar algo al bies or al sesgo

transitive verb

  • (judgment)
    influir en
    afectar
    my previous experiences had biased me against Chinese food
    experiencias anteriores me habían predispuesto en contra de la comida china
    Example sentences
    • Some of them might even be open to argument along these lines, but the overwhelming vast majority of them will be biased against your views.
    • Examined from the learner's point of view, the standard approach is heavily biased against beginning students.
    • Questions are already being asked about whether the lead researcher was inherently biased against the drug.

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