prejudge

verb pre·judge \ (ˌ)prē-ˈjəj \
Updated on: 1 Jan 2018

Definition of prejudge

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

prejudger

noun

prejudgment

play \(ˌ)prē-ˈjəj-mənt\ noun

Examples of prejudge in a Sentence

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

  2. She was wrong for prejudging him.

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Origin and Etymology of prejudge

Middle French prejuger, from Latin praejudicare, from prae- + judicare to judge — more at 2judge


PREJUDGE Defined for English Language Learners

prejudge

verb

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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