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verb [transitive] prejudice pronunciation in British English /ˈpredʒʊdɪs/
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present tense
present participleprejudicing
past tenseprejudiced
past participleprejudiced
  1. 1
    to make someone form an opinion about someone or something before they have enough information
    prejudice someone against someone/something:

    Margot’s testimony might prejudice jurors against him.

  2. 2
    formal to harm or damage someone or something

    Our production must not prejudice the rights and working conditions of people in other countries.


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in an online conversation, repeatedly asking a person questions which suggest that you are interested in what they are talking about, but are actually intended to annoy them

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