weighted
adjective /ˈweɪt.ɪd,ˈweɪ.tɪd/
a) Having weights on it

She wore a weighted dress so it woldnt blow in the wind.

b) biased, so as to favour one party.

The competition was weighted so hed be the clear favourite to win.


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