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- (UK) biasses
- IPA(key): /ˈbaɪəsəz/, /ˈbaɪəsiz/
- Note, the plural noun is often pronounced /ˈbaɪəsiz/ (with a "long i" sound in the final syllable) based on the erroneous belief that the -es in biases stems from the Latin third declension plural ending of the same written form. In actuality, the word comes from the French past participle biais, of uncertain origin, and the -es merely represents a standard English plural formation.
- plural form of
- third-person singular simple present indicative form of bias