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fair use

noun

Definition of FAIR USE

:  a legal doctrine that portions of copyrighted materials may be used without permission of the copyright owner provided the use is fair and reasonable, does not substantially impair the value of the materials, and does not curtail the profits reasonably expected by the owner

First Known Use of FAIR USE

1847

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