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Multiple Meanings
prejudice

The group works to eliminate racial prejudice.
to have unreasonable belief — especially when unfair to members of a race, religion, or other group

or more generally:

to have (or create in others) an unreasonable belief that prevents objective (unbiased) consideration of an issue or situation

law:  In addition to the more general meaning, prejudice has a very specific meaning when seen in the form without prejudice or with prejudice.  Without prejudice means that a lawsuit or proceeding ended without legal conclusions. In a civil case, that means a case could be re-filed in the future as though the proceeding never happened. With prejudice means the lawsuit or proceeding was dismissed and cannot be re-filed by the plaintiff with the same claim.
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