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Definition of 'fairness'

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This circling of wagons against essential public scrutiny ensures fairness for no one. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Online guidance, procedures and language must be clear to ensure fairness, he says. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Instead the council has announced that in future allegations of misconduct will not be made public before such hearings'to ensure fairness to all parties '. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This raises serious doubts about the fairness of trial procedure. Times, Sunday Times (2007)They also have a responsibility to ensure fairness in the workplace. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The touchstone was whether the fairness of the trial required that. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The next condition is to ensure fairness for those in line. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It is time for all political parties to ensure fairness in education is a priority. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Politicians have the chance to build fairness and equality for all into a new plan for cancer services. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Today he is clearly relishing his freedom and is working on a legal action to contest the fairness of his trial. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Some external guarantee of "fairness' is required. John Foot Calcio: A History of Italian Football (2006)To some people fairness means equality, whether of outcome or opportunity. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Those who want security, transparency and fairness ought to take up something else. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The Olympic movement is supposed to stand for fairness and equality. The Sun (2012)People were beginning to identify fairness with equality, and both with beauty. The Times Literary Supplement (2011)This may have far-reaching implications in relation to the fairness of the trial. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The Judge had no veto but was shown the footage to ensure its fairness and accuracy. Times, Sunday Times (2013)There were serious concerns about the fairness of the trial, he added. Times, Sunday Times (2014)For these reasons, legal form is still required to ensure fairness. de Haan, Willem The Politics of Redress - crime, punishment and penal abolition (1989)We will continue working on behalf of the public across the issues of human rights, equality and fairness. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The lasting legacy of the 21st century must be that it is the defining moment for fairness and equality. Times, Sunday Times (2012) Equality and fairness should be at the heart of the NHS. The Sun (2015)It is a deep irony that the more an organisation trumpets its transparency and fairness, the more those expressing doubts about its real practices are hounded out. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The Government should commit itself to reform as a matter of urgency, to ensure fairness and protection for the vulnerable. Times, Sunday Times (2008)

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Synonyms of 'fairness'

impartiality, justice, equity, legitimacy

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Translations for 'fairness'

British English: fairness /ˈfɛənɪs/ NOUN
Fairness is the quality of being reasonable, right, and just.
...the fairness of the election campaign.
  • American English: fairness
  • Arabic: عَدْل
  • Brazilian Portuguese: imparcialidade
  • Chinese: 公平
  • Croatian: pravednost
  • Czech: spravedlnost
  • Danish: retfærdighed
  • Dutch: eerlijkheid
  • European Spanish: imparcialidad
  • Finnish: oikeudenmukaisuus
  • French: équité
  • German: Grechtigkeit
  • Greek: εντιμότητα
  • Italian: imparzialità
  • Japanese: 公正
  • Korean: 공평함
  • Norwegian: rettferdighet
  • Polish: sprawiedliwość
  • European Portuguese: imparcialidade
  • Romanian: corectitudine
  • Russian: справедливость
  • Spanish: imparcialidad
  • Swedish: rättvisa
  • Thai: ความยุติธรรม
  • Turkish: içtenlik
  • Ukrainian: справедливість
  • Vietnamese: sự công bằng

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