prejudicate

verb
-ed/-ing/-s

Definition of prejudicate

 (Entry 1 of 2)

transitive verb

1 obsolete : to affect in a prejudicial manner
2 obsolete : prejudge

intransitive verb

obsolete : to form a judgment prematurely or on the basis of incomplete or imperfect evidence

prejudicate

adjective

Definition of prejudicate (Entry 2 of 2)

1 obsolete : decided beforehand
2 obsolete : preconceived
3 obsolete : biased; prejudiced

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Other Words from prejudicate

Adjective

prejudicately adverb, obsolete

History and Etymology for prejudicate

Verb

Latin praejudicatus, past participle of praejudicare to prejudge

Adjective

Latin praejudicatus prejudged, from past participle of praejudicare

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“Prejudicate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/prejudicate. Accessed 27 Oct. 2021.

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