French translation of 'skew'
Example Sentences Including 'skew'
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Figures are skewed by a massive special dividend paid by Vodafone.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
It upsets me because I think the way things are skewed is very divisive.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
The continuing trading disaster for all automotive manufacturers in Russia has skewed the figures.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Any other scheme is clearly an attempt to skew the figures and boost profits rather than make insurance cheaper or enhance benefits to the consumer.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Are opportunity and privilege skewed in one direction?Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Better jobs figures are skewed by more part-time workers, and growth remains tepid.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Black hats study the way search engines work and look for ways to skew the results to promote certain websites in the search ranking.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
It misses the main targets and produces skewed national figures.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
The figures have been skewed by a change in the way complaints are recorded, said others.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
The figures may be skewed.The Sun (2010)
Their perspective is skewed in a direction favourable to the big man's memory.The Sun (2009)
Allowance was made for factors that could skew findings, such as the day of the week, income and gender.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
And it can skew the way you look at life.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
But this figure is skewed because voters are more likely to watch if they support the President.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
But, to get technical, the average paints a misleading picture if the distribution is skewed.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Election officials have warned ministers that a postal strike could skew the election results in marginal seats if a poll is held next month.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
In telling her story she has at least begun to expose how the system is skewed.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
Meanwhile, criticisms over costs and delay come with the new territory of a justice system no longer skewed by sectarianism.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
Mind you, they were asked three times and in positively skewed ways.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
Some forces argued that the figures had been skewed by the weather.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
These are the cases that skew sickness absence figures and trends, and are so damaging financially.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
It's a skew in the system.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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Used Occasionally. skew is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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British English: skew VERB
If something is skewed, it is changed or affected to some extent by a new or unusual factor, and so is not correct or normal.
The arithmetic of nuclear running costs has been skewed by the fall in the cost of other fuels.
Translation of skew from the Collins English to French Dictionary