parti pris

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noun par·ti pris \ˈpär-ˌtē-ˈprē\

Definition of parti pris

plural

partis pris

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  1. :  a preconceived opinion :  prejudice

parti pris

adjective

Examples of parti pris in a sentence

  1. the longer a president is dead, the better we are able to evaluate without parti pris his political achievements

Origin and Etymology of parti pris

French, literally, side taken


First Known Use: 1857



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