adjective even·hand·ed \ˌē-vən-ˈhan-dəd\

: not favoring one side or group over another

Full Definition of EVENHANDED

even·hand·ed·ly adverb
even·hand·ed·ness noun

Examples of EVENHANDED

  1. I thought it was an evenhanded assessment of her performance.
  2. <an evenhanded meting out of punishment>

First Known Use of EVENHANDED



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