evenhanded evenhanded  /ˈi vən ˈhæn dɪd/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) without partiality

Usage(s):

  1. The earthquake in Haiti has demonstrated how something as evenhanded as a natural disaster can work against the underprivileged.
  2. The biographer claimed that Jennifer's biography that she has penned is a dispassionate and evenhanded account of Jennifer's life.
  3. The President was clear that not only should the government be impartial, it should also appear evenhanded in dealing with the rival protesters.

News

  • How to Play the Upcoming Jobs Data

    Let's look at a evenhanded way to play Friday's jobs data on the presumption that not much has changed, especially the Fed's view of things. We are going to use an iron condor on the belief that
    on June 6, 2013     Source: Nasdaq

Quotes

  1. "The mission of the Justice Department is the evenhanded application of the Constitution and the laws enacted under it. That mission has to start with the evenhanded application of the laws within our own department. Some people at the department...
    on Aug 12, 2008 By: Michael Mukasey Source: CNN

  2. "It seems the IRS and Treasury Department went out of their way to knock out an emerging, effective and evenhanded way to collect tax debt that the IRS will otherwise never collect," Grassley said. "It's discouraging when commonsense efforts...
    on Mar 7, 2009 By: Charles Grassley Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. In a speech at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Ohio, Bush said Maliki's decision to wage the offensive "shows his leadership and his commitment to enforce the law in an evenhanded manner."
    on Mar 27, 2008 By: President Bush Source: International Herald Tribune

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