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  • 1 fair — adj 1: characterized by honesty and justice: free from self interest, deception, injustice, or favoritism a fair and impartial tribunal 2: reasonable as a basis for exchange a fair wage a fair valuation 3: consistent with merit or importance …

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  • 2 Fair — (f[^a]r), a. [Compar. {Fairer}; superl. {Fairest}.] [OE. fair, fayer, fager, AS. f[ae]ger; akin to OS. & OHG. fagar, Icel. fagr, Sw. fager, Dan. faver, Goth. fagrs fit, also to E. fay, G. f[ u]gen, to fit. fegen to sweep, cleanse, and prob. also… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 fair — fair1 [fer] adj. [ME < OE fæger, akin to FAIN, Goth fagrs, apt, fit < IE base * pek , to be content, make (something) pretty > Lith púošiu, to ornament] 1. attractive; beautiful; lovely 2. unblemished; clean [a fair name] 3. [< notion …

    English World dictionary

  • 4 fair — Ⅰ. fair [1] ► ADJECTIVE 1) just or appropriate in the circumstances. 2) treating people equally. 3) considerable in size or amount. 4) moderately good. 5) (of hair or complexion) light; blonde. 6) (of weather) f …

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  • 5 fair do's — /dooz/ (pl of ↑do; informal) An expression appealing for, or agreeing to, fair play, strict honesty, etc • • • Main Entry: ↑fair * * * fair do’s british spoken phrase used for drawing attention to something good about someone although you are… …

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  • 6 fair — adj 1 comely, lovely, *beautiful, pretty, bonny, handsome, beauteous, pulchritudinous, good looking Analogous words: delicate, dainty, exquisite (see CHOICE): charming, attractive, enchanting (see under ATTRACT): pure, *chaste Antonyms: foul: ill …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 7 Fair — steht für: einen Ausdruck im Sinne von „gerecht“ in den Bereichen Sport, Recht und Informatik: siehe Fairness als Abkürzung FAIR „Facility for Antiproton and Ion Research“, siehe GSI Helmholtzzentrum für Schwerionenforschung Fairness Accuracy in… …

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  • 8 Fair — Fair, n. [OE. feire, OF. feire, F. foire, fr. L. fariae, pl., days of rest, holidays, festivals, akin to festus festal. See {Feast}.] 1. A gathering of buyers and sellers, assembled at a particular place with their merchandise at a stated or… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 9 Fair Em — Fair Em, the Miller s Daughter of Manchester, is an Elizabethan era stage play, a comedy written c. 1590. It was bound together with Mucedorus and The Merry Devil of Edmonton in a volume labelled Shakespeare. Vol. I in the library of Charles II… …

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  • 10 fair — fair, fairly adverbs. Fair is used in its ordinary meaning ‘in a fair manner’ in several fixed expressions, e.g. to bid fair, to play fair, fair between the eyes. In dialect use and in some non British varieties it is used to mean ‘completely,… …

    Modern English usage

  • 11 fair — [adj1] impartial, unprejudiced aboveboard, benevolent, blameless, candid, civil, clean, courteous, decent, disinterested, dispassionate, equal, equitable, even handed, frank, generous, good, honest, honorable, impartial, just, lawful, legitimate …

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  • 12 Fair — Fair, n. 1. Fairness, beauty. [Obs.] Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. A fair woman; a sweetheart. [1913 Webster] I have found out a gift for my fair. Shenstone. [1913 Webster] 3. Good fortune; good luck. [1913 Webster] Now fair befall thee ! Shak. [1913… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 13 fair — Adj std. (19. Jh.) Entlehnung. Entlehnt aus ne. fair (play). Zunächst vor allem in der Sprache des Sports verwendet; daneben aber auch als Qualitätsbezeichnung. Abstraktum: Fairneß.    Ebenso nndl. fair, ne. fair, nfrz. fair play, nnorw. fair.… …

    Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • 14 Fair — Fair, adv. Clearly; openly; frankly; civilly; honestly; favorably; auspiciously; agreeably. [1913 Webster] {Fair and square}, justly; honestly; equitably; impartially. [Colloq.] {To bid fair}. See under {Bid}. {To speak fair}, to address with… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 15 FAIR — steht für: einen Ausdruck im Sinne von „gerecht“ in den Bereichen Sport, Recht und Informatik: siehe Fairness als Abkürzung FAIR „Facility for Antiproton and Ion Research“, siehe GSI Helmholtzzentrum für Schwerionenforschung Fairness Accuracy in… …

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  • 16 fair — I {{/stl 13}}{{stl 33}}[wym. fer]{{/stl 33}}{{stl 8}}przym. ndm {{/stl 8}}{{stl 7}} uczciwy, sprawiedliwy, honorowy, lojalny : {{/stl 7}}{{stl 10}}Gra, zachowanie się fair. To nie jest fair. {{/stl 10}}{{stl 20}} {{/stl 20}} {{stl 20}} {{/stl… …

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  • 17 fair — [fɛːɐ̯] Adj; 1 gespr; so, dass die Rechte des anderen berücksichtigt werden, niemand benachteiligt wird ≈ anständig, gerecht ↔ unfair <ein Urteil, ein Verhalten; fair bleiben, handeln, sein> 2 (besonders beim Sport) so, dass die Regeln… …

    Langenscheidt Großwörterbuch Deutsch als Fremdsprache

  • 18 fair|ly — «FAIR lee», adverb. 1. in a fair manner: »fairly matched. 2. not extremely; to a fair degree; moderately; passably: »He rides fairly well. SYNONYM(S): tolerably. 3. justly; …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 19 Fair — Fair, v. t. 1. To make fair or beautiful. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Fairing the foul. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. (Shipbuilding) To make smooth and flowing, as a vessel s lines. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 20 fair — ubøj. adj.; en fair behandling; det er fair nok …

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