经济学人小词详解 | biased 不公正地存在支持或反对某人或某物的偏见

经济学人小词详解 | biased 不公正地存在支持或反对某人或某物的偏见
biased 英 [ˈbaɪəst] 美 [ˈbaɪəst]
经济学人例句

  • Moreover, such systems may be biased against those who do not have white skin, since algorithms trained on data sets of mostly white faces do not work well with different ethnicities.
    此外,这类系统可能会对那些非白色皮肤的人有偏见,因为用多为白人面孔的数据集训练出来的算法不太适用于其他种族。
  • But given that these factors are themselves correlated with race, Mr Card’s argument is statistically rather like saying that once you correct for racial bias, Harvard is not racially biased.
    但这些因素本身就与种族相关,因此,从统计学角度来看,卡德的观点等于是说,只要剔除种族因素,哈佛大学就不存在种族偏见

释义

[adjective] Unfairly prejudiced for or against someone or something
[形容词] 不公正地存在支持或反对某人或某物的偏见

解读

Biased是动词bias的过去分词。Bias强调的是没有道理、不公平的扭曲判断,以偏爱或歧视某人或某物。常见搭配有~ towards / against / in favour of ...,其中biased towards的意思是“偏爱”(相当于in favour of)而非“歧视”(against),要注意哦。

近义词

prejudiced, partial