fair-minded


fair-minded
adjective
of a person; just and impartial; not prejudiced
Similar to: ↑fair, ↑just
Derivationally related forms: ↑fair-mindedness

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ˌfair-ˈminded [fair-minded] adjective
(of people) looking at and judging things in a fair and open way
 
Example Bank:

A fair-minded employer will not try to stop you from joining a union.

He was fair-minded and scrupulously honest.

Most fair-minded people agree that those in the greatest need should be considered first.


Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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