In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(prejudice, unfairness)parcialidad femininesesgo masculinethe political bias of the article — el sesgo político del artículo
- this paper has a left-wing bias — este periódico es de tendencia izquierdista
- she was accused of bias — se le acusó de parcialidad
- to be without bias — no ser tendencioso / parcial / partidista
- the firm's bias in favor of younger applicants — la preferencia de la compañía por los candidatos más jóvenes
- Apart from its bias in favour of upstream states, it has little support in state practice and does not seem to represent international law.
- The Government's race watchdog is investigating apparent racial bias against its own ethnic minority staff.
- I do not live in either town, so have no personal bias in favour of moving traffic from one to another, either from a business or residential point of view.
- The vast majority of Senators I have served with do not have any bias or ethnic bias against people.
- But I find it hard to believe accusations of bias against him.
- Counsel for the applicant suggests that the Crown's behaviour fell short of that standard, and that it indicated bias in favour of the accused police officer.
- Also, publication bias against studies that failed to show an effect might have limited our ability to identify features associated with ineffective systems.
- Publication bias in favour of aspirin also exists.
- Her supporters said she was unfairly singled out because of her celebrity and because of bias against female executives.
- This follows from the charges of, for example, bias in favour of panel members' departments and inconsistency across subject areas.
- Their intended purpose is to attest to the integrity of the identification parade and also to remove the possibility of any bias against the suspect.
- There should be no bias in favour of the money-earner and against the home-maker and the child-carer.
- In an article for today's paper, the government's transport adviser firmly rejects claims of an unfair bias in favour of London and the south-east.
- He did this with good policies, hard work and persistence and in spite of media bias in favour of his opponent.
- However, his own bias in favour of doctrinal studies hindered acceptance of his theories, and he died at too young an age to have had much impact.
- Has there been prejudice and bias against the applicant by both the judge at first instance and by the majority of the Full Court?
- The case was dealt with by case workers outside the county so that there could be no inference of bias in favour of one party.
- I noted the officer's testimonial enthusiasm as an indication of bias in favour of the prosecution but do not find that his evidence should not be believed.
- There is a strong cultural bias against non-fiction.
- Thus, if a large country finds that the partnership with a small country is of value from an overall point of view, the large country will be willing to accept a certain power bias in favour of the small country.
1.2(leanings, tendency)his scientific bias — su inclinación por las ciencias
- the course has a scientific bias — el curso tiene un enfoque científico
1.3(in statistics)margen de error masculinebuilt-in bias — margen de error inherente
- We prefer a random partition that produces a point estimate with less bias than would result from a deterministic partition.
- Furthermore, the statistical bias varies with the filling factor.
- Consideration of potential confounders, measures to prevent bias, and appropriate statistical analysis were mostly lacking.
- This suggests the existence of statistical bias in one or both of the partitions.
- The minimisation of bias, the systematic deviation of results or inferences from truth, is a fundamental principle of medical research.
2(in sewing)to cut sth on the bias — cortar algo al bies / al sesgo
1(judgment) influir en(judgment) afectarmy previous experiences had biased me against Chinese food — experiencias anteriores me habían predispuesto en contra de la comida china
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