fair play

noun
|Updated on: 9 Aug 2018

Definition of fair play

: equitable or impartial treatment : justice

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First Known Use of fair play

circa 1500

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FAIR PLAY Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of fair play for English Language Learners

  • : a way of behaving or of treating other people that is honest and fair



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