Translation of prejudice in Spanish:


prejuicio, n.

Pronunciation /ˈprɛdʒədəs//ˈprɛdʒʊdɪs/


  • 1

    (biased opinion)
    prejuicio masculine
    her 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 masculine
    to 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.

transitive verb

  • 1

    to 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.
  • 2

    (claim/case) perjudicar
    • 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.