has a range of potential meanings, for example fairness could refer to the equal opportunity of job applicants when applying for a newly released post, or fairness could refer to the accuracy of a set of test results.

FAIRNESS: "When applying for a new job, applicants assume that the process will be completed fairly (fairness) so no one applicant is favoured unfairly."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "FAIRNESS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/fairness/ (accessed April 21, 2021).