Definition of prejudge
: to judge before hearing or before full and sufficient examination
prejudgmentplay \-ˈjəj-mənt\ noun
Examples of prejudge in a Sentence
Officials complain that some reporters have prejudged the outcome of the investigation.
She was wrong for prejudging him.
Recent Examples of prejudge from the Web
The Palestinians argue moving the embassy would prejudge one of the most sensitive issues in the conflict, undermining America’s status as an effective mediator.
But Trump visited alone -- without Netanyahu -- careful not to prejudge one of the most sensitive issues in the conflict.
Trump has never been one to shy away from prejudging the outcome of investigations.
Many people have prejudged black boys as more violent, disruptive and dangerous than white kids of the same age.
Bill Clinton and George W. Bush made those vows only to backtrack over concerns about prejudging the final outcome of the Israeli-Palestinian peace process.
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PREJUDGE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of prejudge for English Language Learners
: to form an opinion about (someone or something) before you have enough understanding or knowledge
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