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Fair

Meanings and phrases

fair

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
adj.
  1. free from favoritism or self-interest or bias or deception; conforming with established standards or rules; just
  2. not excessive or extreme; fairish; reasonable
  3. very pleasing to the eye; bonny; bonnie; comely; sightly
  4. lacking exceptional quality or ability; average; mediocre; middling
  5. (of a manuscript) having few alterations or corrections; clean
  6. (of a baseball) hit between the foul lines
  7. attractively feminine
  8. free of clouds or rain
  9. (used of hair or skin) pale or light-colored; fairish
  10. gained or earned without cheating or stealing; honest

fair

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
adv.
  1. without favoring one party, in a fair evenhanded manner; fairly; evenhandedly
  2. in conformity with the rules or laws and without fraud or cheating; fairly; clean

fair

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a traveling show; having sideshows and rides and games of skill etc.; carnival; funfair
  2. a sale of miscellany; often for charity; bazaar
  3. gathering of producers to promote business
  4. a competitive exhibition of farm products

fair

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. join so that the external surfaces blend smoothly

book fair

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. fair organized by publishers or booksellers to promote the sale of books; bookfair
  2. bazaar at which books are sold or auctioned off in order to raise funds for a worthy cause; bookfair
E.g.
  • Has been translated in Bengali by Ranak Zaman in 2018 book fair.
  • Beirut also hosted the first book fair in the Arab world in 1956.
  • Texas Book Festival The Texas Book Festival is a free annual book fair held in Austin, Texas.

craft fair

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a fair at which objects made by craftsmen are offered for sale

fair ball

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. (baseball) a ball struck with the bat so that it stays between the lines (the foul lines) that define the width of the playing field

fair catch

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. (American football) a catch of a punt on the fly by a defensive player who has signalled that he will not run and so should not be tackled

fair chance

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a reasonable probability of success; sporting chance

fair copy

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a clean copy of a corrected draft

fair deal

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. fair treatment; square deal

fair game

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a person who is the aim of an attack (especially a victim of ridicule or exploitation) by some hostile person or influence; prey; quarry; target

fair hearing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a hearing that is granted in extraordinary situations where the normal judicial process would be inadequate to secure due process because the person would be harmed or denied their rights before a judicial remedy became available (as in deportation or loss of welfare benefits)

fair sex

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. women as a class; womanhood; woman

fair to middling

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
adj.
  1. about average; acceptable; adequate; passable; tolerable

fair trade

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. trade that satisfies certain criteria on the supply chain of the goods involved, usually including fair payment for producers; often with other social and environmental considerations
  2. trade that is conducted legally
E.g.
  • The effectiveness of fair trade has been questioned.
  • Some believe the fair trade system is not radical enough.
  • Again, he justifies his life for Nancy's as a fair trade.

fair use

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the conditions under which you can use material that is copyrighted by someone else without paying royalties
E.g.
  • The term "fair use" originated in the United States.
  • ... wholesale copying does not preclude a finding of fair use.
  • Using most or all of a work does not bar a finding of fair use.

fair weather

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. moderate weather; suitable for outdoor activities; sunshine; temperateness

vanity fair

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a vain and frivolous lifestyle especially in large cities

fair trial

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The panel rejected arguments that Kasab was denied a free and fair trial.
  • Also stating that "it's impossible for Venckiene to receive a fair trial".
  • The Special Rapporteurs also expressed concern that Hamm did not receive a fair trial.

fair amount

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He missed a fair amount of the season with injuries.
  • Entities receiving grant money are given a fair amount of autonomy.
  • A fair amount of money was collected from the general public for him.

fair share

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The film also had its fair share of criticism.
  • However life wasn't without its fair share of struggles.
  • Russell also loads his fantasia with a fair share of oddities.

free and fair

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In 1940, Cuba conducted free and fair national elections.
  • All six have been judged free and fair.
  • The Broadcasting Media in Greece is considerably free and fair.

trade fair

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In Leipzig, the day coincided with a trade fair.
  • The berths of Bolaq supplied for the Taşayaq trade fair.
  • The trade fair will run from September 26 to 30, 2012 at Rockwell Tent.

fair play

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Looking toward better times of fair play and Public Welfare.
  • Thailand won the fair play trophy.
  • Lee's fair play ethics did not set well with the local powerbrokers.

annual fair

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • An annual fair is held on the third Saturday of October.
  • An annual fair celebrates the event.
  • An annual fair is held in June.

fair market

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • All assessments are at 70% of fair market value.
  • Under the agreement, Comcast's 33% stake can be sold to Disney at fair market value as early as 2024.
  • According to the IRS, "The fair market value of goods and services exchanged must be included in the income of both parties."

fair price

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He offers a better vineyard or a fair price for the land.
  • This appears to be a fair price for a high-status alabaster tomb.
  • Cooperatives pay farmers a fair price for their cocoa so farmers have enough money for food, clothes, and school fees.

fair market value

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • All assessments are at 70% of fair market value.
  • Under the agreement, Comcast's 33% stake can be sold to Disney at fair market value as early as 2024.
  • According to the IRS, "The fair market value of goods and services exchanged must be included in the income of both parties."

fair elections

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In 2014 alone, DfID will help to ensure free and fair elections in 13 countries.
  • In representative democracies, it may not benefit incumbents to conduct fair elections.
  • To support free and fair elections through pre-election, election day, and post-election observation 2.

fair held

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The "Alstervergnügen" () is an annual street fair held around the lake.
  • This is a 15-day fair held on the bank of River Falgu at Gaya during Pitru Paksha every year.
  • Texas Book Festival The Texas Book Festival is a free annual book fair held in Austin, Texas.

art fair

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • She created ART X Lagos, the first international art fair in West Africa.
  • In 2016, Peterside founded ART X Lagos, the first international art fair in West Africa.
  • Anat Ebgi presented Nassar's work at the 2018 Frieze New York, an art fair in New York City.

fair dealing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Since then, the Canadian fair dealing exception has broadened.
  • Fair Use Week is an international event that celebrates fair use and fair dealing.
  • Over time, this doctrine evolved into the modern concepts of fair use and fair dealing.

fair value

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He has also written about the costs and benefits of fair value accounting.
  • The following are the South African universities with the largest financial endowments, expressed in South African Rands at fair value.
  • Since the first World Congress of Accountants was held in 1904, presentation topics have included accounting for profits and government issues, public sector accounting, and fair value accounting.

not fair

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Jerryd Bayless said "It's not fair at all.
  • The elections however have been described as only partly free but certainly not fair.
  • That stirred up controversy among candidates, who claimed that the marking scheme was not fair.

fair is held

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The fair is held annually in late March to early April.
  • An annual fair is held on the third Saturday of October.
  • A fair is held each year at the temple on Chaitra Sud 8.

fair number

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • A fair number of collaborationists then joined the OAS terrorist movement during the Algerian War (1954–62).
  • A fair number of Daur people and Dongxiang people live in Hoboksar especially, and they speak Mongolic languages.
  • Douglas sailed "Grace" to Haida Gwaii (the Queen Charlotte Islands) and apparently secured a fair number of sea otter skins.

fair treatment

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • She advocated for fair treatment of the marginalized as well as the need for Irish self-determination.
  • The EU believes that this violates WTO rules requiring fair treatment of domestic and foreign companies.
  • The consumers expect to get fair treatment in the market place and avoid unscrupulous or sharp business dealings.

fair to say

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • I think it's fair to say Eddie was pretty outraged.
  • I think it would be fair to say he was flying on his nerves."
  • "I think it's fair to say," Hepburn later said, "that Laura Harding saved my life."

science fair

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The results of the research put her in middle of the science fair circuit.
  • In 2005, she was selected as science fair "Teacher of the Year" for her support of the "Science and Engineering Fair of Metro Detroit".
  • Sports (volleyball, Kho kho, athletics, cricket and football), cultural events, annual festivals and language competitions, science fair etc.

county fair

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It is the largest county fair in the state of Iowa.
  • The Clay County Fair has firmly planted itself as the largest Midwest county fair.
  • The man sees a woman at a county fair on Labor Day weekend when he is seventeen, and then five years later, sees her on a plane, while the man is heading to Mardi Gras.

fair was held

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The largest fair was held in Taos by the Comanche.
  • A horse fair was held on St Leonard's Day in the 15th century.
  • In Knoxville, however, they discover that the fair was held fourteen years earlier.
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