American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. An inclination for or against something or someone that affects judgment; prejudice or bias.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The side taken; previous bias; firm prejudice; a mind made up as to a course of action.
- n. A bias or preconceived opinion.
- n. an opinion formed beforehand without adequate evidence
- From French parti pris ("decision taken; prejudice"). (Wiktionary)
- French : parti, decision, side + pris, taken. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
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