fairness : Definition, Usages, News and More
- 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 .
- 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.