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fairness

fer nuhs

  • n  conformity with rules or standards
    the judge recognized the fairness of my claim
  • n  ability to make judgments free from discrimination or dishonesty
  • n  the property of having a naturally light complexion
  • n  the quality of being good looking and attractive

  • When it became a regulation in 1949, the Federal Communications Commission's fairness doctrine was considered a boon for electronic journalism.
  • But the more important reason for it is to uphold a sense of fairness.
  • There'll be three principles that the Rules Committee looks at: 1) fairness to the voters; 2) fairness to the campaigns, who started off under a set of rules believing that .
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  • Barack Obama in Crosscut
    President Obama said the new law threatens "to undermine basic notions of fairness that we cherish as Americans."
  • Jeff Sessions in CQPolitics.com
    I will not vote for - and no senator should vote for - an individual nominated by any president who is not fully committed to fairness and impartiality toward every person who appears before them,Sessions said.
  • David Cameron in Telegraph.co.uk
    The longer these questions remain unanswered, the bigger the stain on our reputation as a country that believes in freedom, fairness and human rights grows,he said.

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