Meaning of FAIRNESS in English


[noun] [U]Fairness is the quality of treating people equally or in a way that is right or reasonable.He had a real sense of fairness and hated injustice.There is no fairness in paying female workers a third less than male workers.The ban on media reporting during the election has made some people question the fairness of the election (= ask whether it was fair).The judge asked the prosecution to disclose all their evidence, in fairness to the accused (= so that the person accused of the crime could have a fair trial).See also fairness at fair (BEAUTIFUL).In (all) fairness (= It should be accepted that) he has been a hard worker.In fairness to Diana (= It should be accepted that) she has at least told you the truth.

Cambridge English vocab.      Кембриджский английский словарь.