Share this entry

biased also: biassed
American English: /ˈbaɪəst/
British English: /ˈbʌɪəst/

Translation of biased in Spanish:


  • (report/account/criticism)
    I think my daughter's wonderful, but then I'm biased [humorous]
    mi hija me parece maravillosa pero, claro, será pasión de madre [humorous]
    to be biased against something/somebody
    estar predispuesto en contra de algo/alguien
    tener prejuicio en contra de algo/alguien
    to be biased toward(s) something/somebody
    estar predipuesto a favor de algo/alguien
    Example sentences
    • However, Frontier legislator Emily Lau feared opinions from the forum could be biased.
    • The decision to transfer such patients to neurosurgical care seems to be biased against older patients.
    • Most studies of professions based on the process model have been biased towards Anglo-American experiences.

Definition of biased in:

Share this entry


What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources


    Next Score:
    Word of the day doofus
    Pronunciation: ˈduːfʌs
    a stupid person
    Cultural fact of the day


    In some Andean countries, particularly Chile, onces is a light meal eaten between five and six p.m., the equivalent of "afternoon tea" in Britain. In Colombia, on the other hand, onces is a light snack eaten between breakfast and lunch. It is also known as mediasnueves.