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impartial

[ im-pahr-shuhl ]
/ ɪmˈpɑr ʃəl /
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adjective

not partial or biased; fair; just: an impartial judge.

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Origin of impartial

First recorded in 1585–95; im-2 + partial

synonym study for impartial

See fair1.

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British Dictionary definitions for impartial

impartial
/ (ɪmˈpɑːʃəl) /

adjective

not prejudiced towards or against any particular side or party; fair; unbiased

Derived forms of impartial

impartiality or impartialness, nounimpartially, adverb
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