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prejudge

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verb pre·judge \(ˌ)prē-ˈjəj\

Simple Definition of prejudge

  • : to form an opinion about (someone or something) before you have enough understanding or knowledge

Full Definition of prejudge

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to judge before hearing or before full and sufficient examination

pre·judg·er noun
pre·judg·ment play \-ˈjəj-mənt\ noun

Examples of prejudge

  1. Officials complain that some reporters have prejudged the outcome of the investigation.

  2. She was wrong for prejudging him.



Origin of prejudge

Middle French prejuger, from Latin praejudicare, from prae- + judicare to judge — more at judge


First Known Use: 1579

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