Translation of "fairness" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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fairnessnoun [ U ]

uk /ˈfeə.nəs/ us /ˈfer.nəs/

fairness noun [ U ] (FAIR TREATMENT)

C1 the quality of treating people equally or in a way that is right or reasonable

He had a real sense of fairness and hated injustice. 他颇具正义感,憎恶不公平现象。
The ban on media reporting has made some people question the fairness of the election (= ask whether it was fair). 禁止媒体报道使一些人开始质疑选举的公正性。
in (all) fairness

considering everything that has an effect on a situation, so that a fair judgment can be made

In all fairness, he has been a hard worker. 说句公道话,他工作一直很努力。
In fairness to Diana, she has at least been honest with you. 公正地说,黛安娜至少对你很坦诚。

fairness noun [ U ] (BEAUTY)

old use beauty


(Translation of “fairness” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)