Definition of fair-minded in English:

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fair-minded

Pronunciation: /ˌferˈmīndəd/

adjective

Impartial in judgment; just: a fair-minded employer
More example sentences
  • Once he arrived at Acre, he showed himself to be fair-minded, generous and impartial in his dealings with the barons.
  • He said the union did deal with fair-minded employers, but the results of the survey were not in line with his experiences.
  • Thus far it seems to me that no fair-minded person could properly object.
Synonyms
fair, just, even-handed, equitable, impartial, nonpartisan, unbiased, unprejudiced;
honest, honorable, trustworthy, upright, decent
informal on the level

Derivatives

fair-mindedly

adverb
Example sentences
  • Some have fair-mindedly conceded that he attacks things worth attacking.

fair-mindedness

noun
Example sentences
  • In the meantime I had been quizzed, scrutinised and repeatedly asked to testify to my fair-mindedness and incorruptibility, with an insistence that began to make me feel unworthy: I was not putting in for canonisation, after all.
  • It then demonstrates its sophistication and fair-mindedness by acknowledging the objections to its thesis.
  • And it's illustrative of his open-mindedness, his fair-mindedness.

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Syllabification: fair-mind·ed

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