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impartial

Line breaks: im|par¦tial
Pronunciation: /ɪmˈpɑːʃ(ə)l
 
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Definition of impartial in English:

adjective

Treating all rivals or disputants equally: the minister cannot be impartial in the way that a judge would be
More example sentences
  • An adjudicator must be, and must be seen to be, disinterested, unbiased and impartial.
  • Now more than ever, there is a need for impartial professional advice.
  • This provides free, independent, impartial and confidential advice to people with debts.
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Derivatives

impartiality

1
Pronunciation: /-ʃɪˈalɪti/
noun
Example sentences
  • They should respect the impartiality and integrity of the authority's statutory officers and its other employees.
  • Politics, communalism and money have played havoc with their integrity and impartiality.
  • Readers respect us for our impartiality and balance, but does that mean we should never carry more strident views?

impartially

2
adverb
Example sentences
  • There are 50 independent aid monitors who ensure that the aid is distributed impartially and fairly and properly.
  • I have every faith in our courts, and I am confident that they have pursued this matter fairly, impartially and free from any government interference.
  • One of its roles is to ensure that housing is properly and impartially allocated to families and individuals on the basis of need.

Words that rhyme with impartial

court-martial, marshal, martial, partial

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