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adjective biased pronunciation in British English

or biassed biased pronunciation in British English /ˈbaɪəst/

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  1. preferring one person, thing, or idea to another in a way that is unfair

    a biased report

    biased against/towards/in favour of someone/something:

    The salary structure was biased against women returning to work later in life.

    1. a.
      having a special interest in a particular thing

      The course was heavily biased towards the sciences.


used with other nouns to describe the unexpected and often unwanted effects of a particular situation or trend

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sandwich woman

a woman in middle age who has to juggle caring for teenage children and ageing parents with a career

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