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terminate (someone) with extreme prejudice

To kill someone without hesitation, mercy, or discernment. The general warned the rebels that they must either surrender or be terminated with extreme prejudice. We must terminate these terrorists with extreme prejudice to ensure the safety of our country.

kill (someone) with extreme prejudice

To kill someone without hesitation, mercy, or discernment. The general warned the rebels that they must either surrender or be killed with extreme prejudice. We must kill these terrorists with extreme prejudice to ensure the safety of our country.
See also: extreme, kill, prejudice

without prejudice

1. Without any detriment to or waiver of an existing or inherent legal right or claim. A: "But didn't the judge already decided the case in our favor?" B: "No, he dismissed it, but without prejudice, so the other party has the right to open another lawsuit against us."
2. Of an offer, not to be admissible in a court of law, especially as an admission or liability or guilt. The company offered to settle out of court for $250,000 without prejudice for the accident.
See also: prejudice, without

prejudice (one) against (someone or something)

To cause one to have a prejudicial and unfavorable opinion of someone or something. Don't let one bad experience prejudice you against trying snowboarding again! You shouldn't let her former employers' reputation prejudice you against her—she would make a valuable addition to your team.
See also: prejudice

prejudice someone or something against someone or something

to turn someone or a group against someone or something. I believe that the lawyer was trying to prejudice the jury against the defendant. The discussion about how calves are raised prejudiced me against eating veal.
See also: prejudice

terminate someone with extreme prejudice

murder or assassinate someone. euphemistic, chiefly US
The expression originated in the terminology of the Central Intelligence Agency in the 1970s.

without ˈprejudice (to something)

(law) without affecting any other legal matter: They agreed to pay compensation without prejudice (= without admitting guilt).
See also: prejudice, without
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But then the figures for the Conservatives, Ukip, and Labour show almost identical categories displaying prejudice, except that the attitude of Labour to Welsh-speakers is not there!
The results - published on his blog by Professor Roger Scully of Cardiff University's Wales Governance Centre - show 33% of people admit to some prejudice against refugees, 29% against people from Eastern Europe and 28% against Muslims.
In line with the aforementioned findings, the present study articulates the hypothesis that belief in free will can predict levels of prejudice when compared to disbelief in free will.
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Kang's study asked a simple but socially relevant question: Gan meditation reduce prejudice?
Since Allport's classic and definitive work (Allport, 1954) racial prejudice has been recognized as a serious problem in American society.
The British Social Attitudes survey revealed that, after years of decline, racism and prejudice is rising again.