English version

fairness

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishfairnessfair‧ness /ˈfeərnəs $ ˈfer-/ ●●○ noun [uncountable]  1 FAIRthe quality of being fair the basic fairness of the judicial system2 in fairness (to somebody)
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fairnessNews reports should be held to a high standard of accuracy and fairness.On this view the distinction between the application of the terms natural justice and fairness is linguistic rather than substantive.The truth and fairness of an advertising claim can be challenged for a variety of reasons.That is the extreme of the idea called justice as fairness.But the majority of incumbents are afraid to take the risk on a little fairness.The development of fairness within our jurisprudence has not as yet caused us to depart from the adjudicative framework within which we operate.If this transpires then the emergence of fairness really will have a substantial effect on the whole area of procedural due process.The judge has a record of fairness and non-discrimination.There is remarkable consensus on the issue of tax fairness.I pay tribute to the fairness of the Home Office in dealing with the cases that have come to my attention.
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