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evenhanded

[ ee-vuhn-han-did ]
/ ˈi vənˈhæn dɪd /
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adjective
impartial; equitable: evenhanded justice.
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Origin of evenhanded

First recorded in 1595–1605; even1 + handed

OTHER WORDS FROM evenhanded

e·ven·hand·ed·ly, adverbe·ven·hand·ed·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for evenhanded

even-handed

adjective
dealing fairly with all; impartial

Derived forms of even-handed

even-handedly, adverbeven-handedness, noun
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