prejudge

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verb pre·judge \(ˌ)prē-ˈjəj\

Definition of prejudge

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

prejudger

noun

prejudgment

play \-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.

Origin and Etymology of prejudge

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


First Known Use: 1579


PREJUDGE Defined for English Language Learners

prejudge

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verb pre·judge \(ˌ)prē-ˈjəj\

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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