fairness Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “fairness” in the English Dictionary

"fairness" in British English

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fairnessnoun [U]

uk   /ˈfeə.nəs/  us   /ˈfer-/

fairness noun [U] (FAIR TREATMENT)

C1 the ​quality of ​treatingpeopleequally or in a way that is ​right or ​reasonable: He had a ​realsense of fairness and ​hatedinjustice. The ​ban on ​mediareporting has made some ​peoplequestion the fairness of the ​election (= ​ask whether it was ​fair).in (all) fairness considering everything that has an ​effect on a ​situation, so that a ​fairjudgment can be made: In all fairness, he has been a hard ​worker. In fairness to Diana, she has at least been ​honest with you.

fairness noun [U] (BEAUTY)

old use beauty
(Definition of fairness from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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fairnessnoun [U]

 us   /ˈfeər·nəs/
the ​quality of ​treatingpeopleequally or in a way that is ​right or ​reasonable: In all fairness, she ​deserves the ​award.
(Definition of fairness from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “fairness”
in Arabic عَدل…
in Korean 공정함…
in Portuguese justiça, equidade…
in Catalan justícia, equitat…
in Japanese 公正…
in Chinese (Simplified) 公平待遇, 公平, 公正…
in Turkish adil olma, dürüstlük, iyilik…
in Russian справедливость…
in Chinese (Traditional) 公平待遇, 公平, 公正…
in Italian onestà, equità…
in Polish sprawiedliwość…
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