Definition of even-handed adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˌiːvn ˈhændɪd//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌiːvn ˈhændɪd//
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completely fair, especially when dealing with different groups of people He had an even-handed approach to the negotiations. Their role was to dispense even-handed justice.Extra examples Most people believe that the government dispenses even-handed justice. They like to think that their coverage of the news is always even-handed. They took an even-handed approach to industrial relations.
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