bias in favour

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  • The result is a bias in favour of mainly rural areas.
  • She will give you all the details, without her elder sister's bias in favour of the handsome young man. Cited from The Guilty River, by Wilkie Collins
  • Claims that the Eleven Plus was biased in favour of middle class children remain controversial.
  • The French military authorities had long complained that the rules were biased in favour of the soldiers.
  • They claimed that television news was biased in favour of powerful forces and actors in society and against less powerful groups such as the organised working class.
  • He said this was necessary because the Irish education system has for too long been totally biased in favour of religious indoctrination.
  • The appointment was met with calls for his resignation as he was seen to be biased in favour of industry.
  • There was also a strong bias in favour of commemorating sites in Ontario over other parts of the country.
  • They were entirely biased in favour of Beijing's stance in the previous two elections.
  • The list was obviously biased in favour of more recent goals, largely thanks to the increased coverage modern football enjoys.
  • But I have certainly no bias in favour of Communist theory and a very considerable bias against Communist practice.
  • Your poverty might create an unsuitable bias in favour of proposals, one of whose effects would be to set you beyond fortune's reach. Cited from Carwin the Biloquist, by Charles Brockden Brown
  • But despite her bias in favour of all he said and did she reproved him, saying that he should not ask as soon as he returned home when he was going away again. Cited from The Brook Kerith, by George Moore
  • The natural result has been to give our law courts and the legal profession generally a bias in favour of private wealth against both the public interest and the proletariat. Cited from What is Coming?, by H. G. Wells
  • Judge Bramber would no doubt begin to sift the case with a strong bias in favour of the jury. Cited from John Caldigate, by Anthony Trollope
  • He adhered thenceforth to the army party, but with a constant bias in favour of the king.
  • Critics later charged that the committee was biased in favour of corporate interests and that its membership was not chosen democratically.
  • A ballot form was included but the letter was biased in favour of relocation.
  • Thus he inherited a certain bias in favour of faith and fatherland, a bias from which he could never emancipate himself. Cited from Alfred Tennyson, by Andrew Lang
  • As a result, the critic becomes biased in favour of and fixated on the character.
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