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1bias/ˈbajəs/noun
pluralbiases
1bias
/ˈbajəs/
noun
pluralbiases
Learner's definition of BIAS  
: a tendency to believe that some people, ideas, etc., are better than others that usually results in treating some people unfairly
[count]
[noncount]
: a strong interest in something or ability to do something

on the bias

: in a slanted direction— used to describe the way cloth is cut or sewn
2bias/ˈbajəs/verb
biasesbiasedbiasing
2bias
/ˈbajəs/
verb
biasesbiasedbiasing
Learner's definition of BIAS  
[+ object]
: to have a strong and often unfair influence on (someone or something)
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