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b) a judgement that is not based on fact
prejudice = das Vorurteil; die Beeinträchtigung; die Befangenheit; der Schaden; die Voreingenommenheit
without prejudice = ohne Vorurteil; unbeschadet; vorurteilslos; unbeschadet der Tatsache, dass
customer prejudice = Vorurteil der Kunden
moral prejudice = immaterieller Schaden
racial prejudice = die Rassenvorurteile
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In 1956 Elvis, having seen a sign outside Sun Studios ("Make your own records.. $2 for 4 songs"), produced his first recording as a gift for his mother. Sam Phillips, the studio's owner, overheard Elvis and knew he had found what he had long been seeking: A white performer who could sing "Negro" music.
As white audiences would not listen to black performers, Phillips encouraged Presley to begin recording with session musicians (Bill Black on bass and Scotty Moore on guitar), whose country influences would give Presley's material its unique "rockabilly" sound.
Incredibly, Elvis soon found himself a victim of racial PREJUDICE: his next single, "That's All Right Mama," though a local hit, failed to win a wider audience - because too many DJs thought he was African American and refused to play it.
Presley, Elvis Aron "The King" (1935-1977) American musician and actor noted for such works as The Sun Sessions (1987), Separate Ways (1973), He Touched Me (1972), Elvis Now (1972), You'll Never Walk Alone (1971), Back In Memphis (1970), How Great Thou Art (1967), His Hand In Mine (1960), A Date With Elvis (1959), Elvis' Golden Records (1958), and Elvis Presley (1956); and for his roles in 33 films (including Blue Hawaii and King Creole.
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a. An adverse judgment or opinion formed beforehand or without knowledge or examination of the facts.
b. A preconceived preference or idea.
2. The act or state of holding unreasonable preconceived judgments or convictions.
3. Irrational suspicion or hatred of a particular group, race, or religion.
4. Detriment or injury caused to a person by the preconceived, unfavorable conviction of another or others.
1. To cause (someone) to judge prematurely and irrationally.
2. To affect injuriously or detrimentally by a judgment or an act.
Origin: Middle English, from Old French, from Latin praeiudicium : prae-, pre- + iudicium, judgment, from iudex, idiuc-, judge.
Source: The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
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