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biased

[bahy-uh st]
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adjective
  1. having or showing bias or prejudice: They gave us a biased report on immigration trends.
Also especially British, bi·assed.

Origin of biased

First recorded in 1605–15; bias + -ed2
Related formsbi·ased·ly, adverbnon·bi·ased, adjective
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Word Origin and History for biasedly

biased

adj.

1610s in reference to bowling, 1660s in reference to persons; past participle adjective from bias (v.).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

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