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prejudice

Pronunciation: /ˈpredʒədəs; ˈpredʒʊdɪs/

Translation of prejudice in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1 u and c (biased opinion) prejuicio (masculine) her lack of prejudice su falta de prejuicios color prejudice prejuicio(s) racial(es) prejudice against sb/sth prejuicios (masculine plural)contra algn/algo
    Example sentences
    • Some prejudices (preconceived opinions of an individual based on opinions about the many) have names such as racism, sexism, or ageism.
    • Preconceived notions are prejudices about what is supposed to happen during the ritual, or the way in which the ritual must be done.
    • As a straight woman with my own prejudices and preconceptions, I fall somewhere in between.
  • 2 uncountable/no numerable (injury, harm) [formal] perjuicio (masculine) without prejudice sin perjuicio de los derechos de los firmantes ( or declarantes etc) without prejudice to your claim sin perjuicio de su derecho to the prejudice of sth/sb en perjuicio or en detrimento de algo/algn
    Example sentences
    • In that respect, we do not consider that any prejudice in fact resulted.
    • In the circumstances, it is necessary to assess whether the delay has caused irremediable prejudice to the defendant.
    • The Inspector failed to set out adequate reasons for his decision, as a result of which the Claimant has suffered substantial prejudice.

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • 1 (influence) predisponer* to prejudice sth/sb against/in favor of sth/sb predisponer* algo/a algn en contra de/a favor de algo/algn

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