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prejudge

[ pree-juhj ]
/ priˈdʒʌdʒ /
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verb (used with object), pre·judged, pre·judg·ing.
to judge beforehand.
to pass judgment on prematurely or without sufficient reflection or investigation.
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Origin of prejudge

1555–65; <French préjuger<Latin praejūdicāre.See pre-, judge

OTHER WORDS FROM prejudge

pre·judg·er, nounpre·judg·ment; especially British, pre·judge·ment, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for prejudge

prejudge
/ (priːˈdʒʌdʒ) /

verb
(tr) to judge beforehand, esp without sufficient evidence

Derived forms of prejudge

prejudger, nounprejudgment or prejudgement, noun
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