fairness
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fairness(
fehr
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nihs
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (equity)
a. la justicia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The candidate pledged to fight for economic fairness.El candidato prometió luchar por la justicia económica.
b. la imparcialidad
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The judge's apparent lack of fairness has the public calling for his resignation.La aparente falta de imparcialidad del juez tiene al público reclamando su renuncia.
2. (paleness)
a. lo rubio (hair)
As a brunette, I can attest that the fun I have is not correlated with the fairness of my hair.Como morena, puedo dar fe de que lo mucho que me divierto no se correlaciona con lo rubio de mi cabello.
b. la blancura
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(skin)
Her dark brown eyes contrast with the fairness of her skin.Sus ojos café oscuro contrastan con la blancura de su piel.
3.
A word or phrase that is seldom used in contemporary language and is recognized as being from another decade, (e.g. cat, groovy).
(old-fashioned)
(beauty)
a. la hermosura
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Such was the princess' fairness that it was impossible for her suitor to keep his eyes off of her.Tal era la hermosura de la princesa que el pretendiente no podía quitarle los ojos de encima.
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fairness
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (of person)
a. la imparcialidad
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
2. (of decision)
a. la justicia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
in all fairnesscon toda justicia
3. (of hair)
a. el color rubio
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
4. (of skin)
a. la claridad
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
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fairness [ˈfɛənɪs]
noun
1 (justice) justicia (f); (impartiality) imparcialidad (f)
in all fairness (truth to tell) a decir verdad; en honor a la verdad; (to be fair) para ser justo
In all fairness, though, being in the middle of the Saudi desert isn't the ideal place to go running off to someplace else
in all fairness, he had to admit that she had a point para ser justo con ella, tenía que reconocer que llevaba algo de razón; in (all) fairness to him para ser justo con él
how can anyone, in all fairness, ignore their plight?
2 (paleness) [of hair, person] lo rubio; [of complexion, skin] blancura (f)
3 (beauty) belleza (f); hermosura (f)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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