parti pris

[ par-tee pree ]
/ par ti ˈpri /

noun French.

a position or attitude resolved upon or taken in advance.

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Nearby words

  1. parthenospore,
  2. parthia,
  3. parthian,
  4. parthian shot,
  5. parti,
  6. parti québécois,
  7. parti-,
  8. parti-colored,
  9. parti-coloured,
  10. partial

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British Dictionary definitions for parti pris

parti pris

/ French (parti pri) /

noun

a preconceived opinion

Word Origin for parti pris

C19: literally: side taken

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