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bias

US [ˈbaɪəs]
UK ['baɪəs]
  • adv.
  • n.偏见;偏向;偏心;偏爱
  • v.使有偏见;使偏心;使偏向;影响(研究或实验结果)以致产生偏差
  • adj.斜的;【电】偏动的
  • Web乖离率;偏倚;偏压
Simple Present:biases  Simple Present:biasses  Present Participle:biasing  Present Participle:biassing  Past Tense:biased  
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n.
1.
[u][c][ususing]
偏见;偏心;偏向a strong feeling in favour of or against one group of people, or one side in an argument, often not based on fair judgement
accusations of political bias in news programmes(= that reports are unfair and show favour to one political party)
对新闻报道中政治倾向性的指责
Employers must consider all candidates impartially and without bias.
雇主必须公平而毫无成见地考虑所有求职者。
Some institutions still have a strong bias against women.
有些机构仍然对女性持有很大偏见。
2.
[c][ususing]
偏爱;特殊能力an interest in one thing more than others; a special ability
The course has a strong practical bias.
这个课程偏重实用。
3.
[u][sing]
斜裁thebias of a piece of cloth is an edge cut diagonally across the threads
The skirt is cut on the bias.
这条裙子是斜裁的。
v.
1.
~ sb/sth (toward(s)/against/in favour of sb/sth)
使有偏见;使偏心;使偏向to unfairly influence sb's opinions or decisions
The newspapers have biased people against her.
报章使人们对她产生了偏见。
2.
~ sth
影响(研究或实验结果)以致产生偏差to have an effect on the results of research or an experiment so that they do not show the real situation
The experiment contained an error which could bias the results.
这项实验有一个错误,可能导致结果出现偏差。

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