evenhandedly evenhandedly  /ˈɛ vən ˌhæn dɪd li/


  • (adv) without favoring one party, in a fair evenhanded manner



  1. Of course, having no heroes to extol does not prevent political columnists from assessing, evenhandedly or subjectively, the demerits of all the candidates.
  2. But a judge must be able to check his or her personal or political agenda at the courtroom door and do justice evenhandedly.
  3. It should offer advice to both sides, not deal with guns, planes or billions of dollars, or, if it does, it should do so evenhandedly.


  1. "We will thoroughly examine her record to ensure she understands that the role of a jurist in our democracy is to apply the law evenhandedly, despite their own feelings or personal or political preferences," said Republican Senate leader Mitch...
    on May 26, 2009 By: Mitch McConnell Source: Christian Science Monitor

  2. "It is imperative that, in implementing these various requirements, we treat both major presidential candidates evenhandedly," Rice added.
    on Jul 22, 2008 By: Condoleezza Rice Source: AHN

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