fair chance

Definition of fair chance

:the same chance everyone else gets
  • All she wants is a fair chance.

Word by Word Definitions

fair play
  1. : pleasing to the eye or mind especially because of fresh, charming, or flawless quality

  2. : superficially pleasing : specious

  3. : clean, pure

  1. : beauty, fairness

  2. : something that is fair or fortunate (see 1fair)

  3. : woman

  1. : in a manner that is honest or impartial or that conforms to rules : in a fair manner

  2. : fairly

  1. : clear

  2. : to join so that the external surfaces blend smoothly

  1. : a gathering of buyers and sellers at a particular place and time for trade

  2. : a competitive exhibition usually with accompanying entertainment and amusements

  3. : an exhibition designed to acquaint prospective buyers or the general public with a product

chance play
  1. : something that happens unpredictably without discernible human intention or observable cause

  2. : the assumed impersonal purposeless determiner of unaccountable happenings : luck

  3. : the fortuitous or incalculable element in existence : contingency

  1. : to take place, come about, or turn out by chance : happen

  2. : to have the good or bad luck

  3. : to come or light by chance


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