parti pris

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French parti pris (decision taken; prejudice).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

parti pris (plural partis pris)

  1. A bias or preconceived opinion.
    • 1902, William James, The Varieties of Religious Experience, Folio Society 2008, p. 76:
      But more than this: the hushing of [evil] up may, in a perfectly candid and honest mind, grow into a deliberate religious policy, or parti pris.

French[edit]

Noun[edit]

parti pris m (plural partis pris)

  1. Alternative form of parti-pris

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