Recent Examples of fair play from the Web
But in this case the superstar is Steve Smith, one of the best cricketers in the world and the captain of the national team in Australia, where fair play is prized and cricket is a national obsession.
It has also been hyped as a bombshell that calls into question not only the decision to leave the European Union, but Britain’s fair play and democratic values.
After all, our cricketers are role models and cricket is synonymous with fair play.
So, that was pretty shocking, but this seems like turnaround is fair play.
Military power would hold greater sway in trade disputes than economic fair play.
For many, the sight of two nations that have been in conflict for generations coming together to compete in the Winter Games exemplifies the core mission of the Olympics: to unite people of the world in the spirit of solidarity and fair play.
And there is a fine line between relying on judgment calls and having the technology available to help ensure fair play.
Each team in the NFL nominates one if its players for the award which recognizes those who best demonstrate the qualities of on-field sportsmanship, including fair play, respect for the game and opponents, and integrity in competition.
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First Known Use of fair play
FAIR PLAY Defined for English Language Learners
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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