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Showing no partiality; fair.

e′ven·hand′ed·ly adv.
e′ven·hand′ed·ness n.
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(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"
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Just to all parties:
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