only fair

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Definition of only fair

: the right thing It's only fair to tell him the truth.

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“Only fair.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/only%20fair. Accessed 30 Jun. 2022.

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