prejudice

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Pronunciation[change]

  • IPA (key): /ˈprɛd͡ʒədɪs/
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  • Hyphenation: prej‧u‧dice

Noun[change]

Singular
prejudice

Plural
prejudices

  1. an unreasonable hatred for a group, usually a race or a religion, etc.
    John had prejudice against Muslims.
  2. a belief, usually negative, that you have about something, before you know that it is actually right
  3. an idea or preference you have towards something before you actually experience the thing

Verb[change]

Plain form
prejudice

Third-person singular
prejudices

Past tense
prejudiced

Past participle
prejudiced

Present participle
prejudicing

  1. Prejudicing means to cause a prejudice or to commit prejudiced judgement.