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unbiased or unbiassed (ʌnˈbaɪəst Pronunciation for )



  1. having no bias or prejudice; fair or impartial
  2. (statistics)
    1. (of a sample) not affected by any extraneous factors, conflated variables, or selectivity which influence its distribution; random
    2. (of an estimator) having an expected value equal to the parameter being estimated; having zero bias
    3. Also called: discriminatory. (of a significance test) having a power greater than the predetermined significance level

Derived Forms

unˈbiasedly, unˈbiassedly adverb
unˈbiasedness, unˈbiassedness noun

Example Sentences Including 'unbiased'

Adds Sunil Mirani: "Our advantage is that we are unbiased third parties.
Business Today (2000)
Are s... Robert the Ruthless Maintenance Enforcement does accommodate changes in income:... Nadine Gammon So much for unbiased reporting.
canada.com (2005)
Brian grinned, but wondered if there was an unbiased view of Autumn in the room.
Lawson, Jonell Roses are for the Rich
I was acquainted, therefore, with the idea of reincarnation fairly early in life, and did not take to it, so my views are not unbiased.
Arthur Berger & Joyce Berger Reincarnation - Fact or Fable?
Second, the person affected had the right to an unbiased tribunal.
Times, Sunday Times (2004)
She emphasised the need for families to get up-to-date and unbiased information and allow parents time to consider options.
Belfast Telegraph (2004)
That is why in-paper promotions are seen as extremely valuable as they are regarded as unbiased and impartial," Mr Ryan said.
Irish Times (2002)
`I wasn't asking for an unbiased opinion, but I think you've provided one.
Harcourt, Palma Double Deceit


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