fairness

  • 1 Fairness — geht als Begriff auf das englische Wort „fair“ („anständig“, „ordentlich“) zurück. Fairness drückt eine (nicht gesetzlich geregelte) Vorstellung individueller Gerechtigkeit aus. Fairness lässt sich im Deutschen mit akzeptierter Gerechtigkeit und… …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 2 Fairness — or being fair may refer to:* Distributive justice * Equity (law) * Fairness, absence of bias in specific realms: ** In probability and statistics, such absence especially modeled by a fair coin ** In American broadcasting, presentation of… …

    Wikipedia

  • 3 Fairness — Fair ness, n. The state of being fair, or free form spots or stains, as of the skin; honesty, as of dealing; candor, as of an argument, etc. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 fairness — I noun aequitas, appropriateness, balance, detachment, disinterestedness, dispassionateness, equality, equitable treatment, equitableness, equity, evenhanded justice, evenhandedness, fair mindedness, fair play, fair treatment, honesty,… …

    Law dictionary

  • 5 fairness — O.E. fægernes “beauty;” see FAIR (Cf. fair) + NESS (Cf. ness). Meaning “evenhandedness” is from mid 15c …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 6 fairness — [n] justice candor, charitableness, charity, civility, consideration, courtesy, decency, decorum, disinterestedness, due, duty, equitableness, equity, exactitude, fair mindedness, fair shake*, give and take*, good faith, goodness, honesty, honor …

    New thesaurus

  • 7 fairness — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ basic, elementary, simple ▪ This is a matter of basic fairness. ▪ scrupulous (esp. BrE) ▪ Dr Jones was treated with scrupulous fairness by his employers …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 8 Fairness — Sportlichkeit; Sportgeist; sportliches Verhalten; Sportsgeist * * * Fair|ness [ fɛ:ɐ̯nɛs], die; : das Fairsein; anständiges Verhalten: große Fairness zeigen. Syn.: ↑ Anstand. * * * Fair| …

    Universal-Lexikon

  • 9 fairness — [[t]fe͟ə(r)nəs[/t]] 1) N UNCOUNT Fairness is the quality of being reasonable, right, and just. He says the new document will guarantee fairness for blacks in Georgia. ...concern about the fairness of the election campaign. 2) PHRASE: PHR with cl… …

    English dictionary

  • 10 fairness — fair|ness [ˈfeərnıs US ˈfer ] n [U] 1.) the quality of being fair ▪ the basic fairness of the judicial system 2.) in fairness (to sb) used after you have just criticized someone, in order to add something that explains their behaviour or… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 11 fairness — fair|ness [ fernəs ] noun uncount behavior that is fair and reasonable in (all) fairness used for making your criticism of someone or something seem less strong: TO BE FAIR: I should say in fairness to him, that he s quite a shrewd politician …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 12 fairness — noun (U) 1 the quality of being fair 2 in fairness (to) used after you have just criticized someone to add something more favourable which explains their behaviour: Tardelli had a poor match, although in fairness he was playing with a knee injury …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 13 fairness — UK [ˈfeə(r)nəs] / US [ˈfernəs] noun [uncountable] behaviour that is reasonable and right • in (all) fairness used for making your criticism of someone or something seem less strong I should say in fairness to him that he s quite a shrewd… …

    English dictionary

  • 14 Fairness — fair »anständig, sportlich sauber; ehrlich«: Das Adjektiv wurde im 19. Jh. aus dem Engl. entlehnt. Engl. fair (aengl. faeger »passend, angenehm, schön«) stellt sich zu der unter ↑ Fach entwickelten germ. Wortfamilie. – Abl.: Fairness… …

    Das Herkunftswörterbuch

  • 15 Fairness — die Fairness (Aufbaustufe) gerechte Haltung gegenüber anderen Menschen Synonyme: Anständigkeit, Fairplay, Kameradschaftlichkeit, Kollegialität, Sportgeist Beispiel: Das solltest du der Fairness halber nicht machen …

    Extremes Deutsch

  • 16 Fairness — Anstand, Anständigkeit, Aufrichtigkeit, Ehrenhaftigkeit, Ehrlichkeit, Fair Play, Gerechtigkeit, Kameradschaftlichkeit, Kollegialität, Korrektheit, Lauterkeit, Rechtlichkeit, Redlichkeit, Ritterlichkeit, Sportgeist, sportliche Gesinnung,… …

    Das Wörterbuch der Synonyme

  • 17 Fairness — Fair|ness 〈 [fɛ:r ] f.; Gen.: ; Pl.: unz.〉 faires Wesen, Ehrlichkeit, Anständigkeit (bes. im Sport) [Etym.: <engl. fairness »Ehrlichkeit, Unparteilichkeit«] …

    Lexikalische Deutsches Wörterbuch

  • 18 Fairness — Fair|ness [ fɛ:ɐ̯nɛs] die; <aus gleichbed. engl. fairness zu fair, vgl. ↑fair>: 1. ehrliches, anständiges, den Spielregeln entsprechendes Verhalten in einem sportlichen Wettkampf (Sport). 2. gerechtes, anständiges Verhalten [im… …

    Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • 19 fairness — [ˈfeənəs] noun [U] behaviour that is fair and reasonable • in (all) fairness used for making your criticism of someone or something seem less strong (= to be fair)[/ex] …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 20 fairness — teisingumas statusas T sritis Kūno kultūra ir sportas apibrėžtis Korektiškas nuopelnų matas, sportininkų kovoje turįs dorovinę reikšmę. atitikmenys: angl. fairness vok. Ehrlichkeit, f; Gewissenhaftigkeit, f rus. справедливость …

    Sporto terminų žodynas


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