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Showing no partiality; fair.

e′ven·hand′ed·ly adv.
e′ven·hand′ed·ness n.


(ˈi vənˈhæn dɪd)

impartial; equitable.
e′ven•hand′ed•ly, adv.
e′ven•hand′ed•ness, n.
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Adj.1.evenhanded - without partiality; "evenhanded justice"
equitable, just - fair to all parties as dictated by reason and conscience; "equitable treatment of all citizens"; "an equitable distribution of gifts among the children"


Just to all parties:
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Nevertheless, they agreed that a more structured approach to using TPIs would help promote best practice and ensure consistency and evenhandedness.
Tributes to her work, fairness and evenhandedness were paid by prosecutor Jim Neary, defence solicitor Andy Halliday, legal adviser Tracy Etienne and magistrate Wendy Catton, the current family panel chairman, who described Mrs Sorohan as her mentor.
Directors underscored the importance of the Fund and the RFA respecting each others mandate and independence; aiming at consistency and evenhandedness, and encouraging early cooperation.
With President Donald Trump, however, as basic an element of mediation as evenhandedness is unnecessary, as the former real estate mogul seeks a solution by thinking outside the box.
In presidential campaigns, Article 5, section 4 of the DNC bylaws implicitly require the DNC and their chair to "exercise impartiality and evenhandedness between the Presidential candidates and campaigns.
Evenhandedness is achieved without offending the opponents of same-sex weddings either in Canada or abroad.
Underlying prosecutorial policy, especially in cases initiated by the ICC prosecutor Fatou Bensouda herself, is the principle of evenhandedness, under which members of both parties to a conflict ought to be prosecuted.
Regardless of the fundamentalists' position, we cannot and should not abide when mainstream media gets sucked into their messaging, in the so-called pursuit of evenhandedness.
Perhaps a little evenhandedness is called for and you might ask why Labour politician Peter Hain MP is linked to members of the Socialist Workers' Party in his work with Unite against fascism Wales or why Newport AM John Griffiths has worked with Communist Party members in the Searchlight anti-racist organisation.
The initiative will also give impetus, if only on the principle of evenhandedness, for the police to deal with motorists who drive on the pavement.
The media is sacrificing truth to the appearance of evenhandedness.
I would much admire fairness on your part to publish and show evenhandedness.