In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(biased opinion)prejuicio masculineher lack of prejudice — su falta de prejuicios
- color prejudice — prejuicio(s) racial(es)
- prejudice against sb/sth — prejuicios contra algn/algo
- As a straight woman with my own prejudices and preconceptions, I fall somewhere in between.
- Governments tend to impose the opinions and prejudices of the majority.
- In this way, preconceptions and prejudices are held at bay.
- We all bring to a film our own storehouse of experiences, impressions, prejudices.
- Every paper has its opinions and its prejudices; these are what one usually thinks of as the paper's distinctive voice.
- It's not a bunch of theory I've cooked up based on my own prejudices.
- This views a disabled person as limited more by society's prejudices than by the actual disability.
- Each of us observes the world and the people with whom we come in contact through a lens refracted by our own upbringing, experiences and prejudices.
- Some prejudices (preconceived opinions of an individual based on opinions about the many) have names such as racism, sexism, or ageism.
- They usually reveal more about the pollsters' prejudices than the public's opinions.
- We put up protective walls made of opinions, prejudices and strategies, barriers that are built on a deep fear of being hurt.
- Preconceived notions are prejudices about what is supposed to happen during the ritual, or the way in which the ritual must be done.
- Another point of view may help to clarify thinking and offset preconceived notions or prejudices.
- These flow from the interaction between people's experiences and the prejudices of the society they live in.
- Such prejudices are the necessary base of defensive positions which might threaten our own sexual identity.
2formal(injury, harm)perjuicio masculineto the prejudice of sth/sb — en perjuicio / en detrimento de algo/algn
- The Inspector failed to set out adequate reasons for his decision, as a result of which the Claimant has suffered substantial prejudice.
- In the circumstances, it is necessary to assess whether the delay has caused irremediable prejudice to the defendant.
- In the present case, I see no irreparable harm or prejudice that cannot be compensated for by costs.
- If the terms are causing significant prejudice in conjunction with the delay, an accused should apply to vary those conditions.
- In that respect, we do not consider that any prejudice in fact resulted.
1(influence)predisponerto prejudice sth/sb against/in favor of sth/sb — predisponer algo/a algn en contra de/a favor de algo/algn
- The smell of antiseptic and the fear of injections prejudiced me against him then, but he was the most important person in our village.
- There are very many legal things I can think of that would prejudice me against a person more than smoking.
- It is little bit hard to see how a guarantor is prejudiced by having a 10-year obligation reduced to some shorter obligation.
- The plaintiff would be greatly prejudiced by any further delay in posting the security.
- But I believe that routine disclosure of any Category A reports would be likely to prejudice the purpose of preventing or detecting crime.
- The Defendants have not been prejudiced by this error.
- We do not believe this extension would prejudice the state in any way in light of the Florida Supreme Court's opinion.
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