weight (something) against (someone or something)(redirected from weighted against)
weight (something) against (someone or something)
To create or manipulate something to have a biased impact against someone or something. Corporate lobbyists have pressured lawmakers to weight employment laws against unions and their members. The state prosecutors have been accused of weighting the evidence against the suspect due to her political beliefs.
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weight something against someone or something
to bias something against someone or something. The prosecutor tried to weight the evidence against the defendant. The police weighted the case against the accused company.
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To cause something to have a slant or bias against someone or something: They weighted the rules against the visiting team.
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