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.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/only%20fair. Accessed 6 December 2019.

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