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fair

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a public showing of objects of interest

  • a dazzling array of sleek cabin cruisers at the annual boat fair
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fair

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1 not stormy or cloudy

  • we prayed for fair weather during our vacation at the beach
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2 marked by justice, honesty, and freedom from bias

  • a commanding officer who enjoyed the respect of his soldiers because his decisions were always fair
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3 following or according to the rules

  • a hockey player who is respected for his fair play
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4 of light complexion

  • fair people tend to sunburn easily
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5 having qualities which inspire hope

  • as long as the team keeps playing as hard as they can, they have a fair chance of winning—no matter what the scoreboard says
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6 of a pale yellow or yellowish brown color

  • the abundance of people with fair hair in Scandinavia
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8 very pleasing to look at

  • generally considered the fairest girl in town, she had no lack of boyfriends
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10 being what is called for by accepted standards of right and wrong

  • most thought his dismissal was fair since he had been given many chances to clean up his act
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Synonym Discussion of fair

fair, just, equitable, impartial, unbiased, dispassionate, objective mean free from favor toward either or any side. fair implies a proper balance of conflicting interests.
    • a fair decision
just implies an exact following of a standard of what is right and proper.
    • a just settlement of territorial claims
equitable implies a less rigorous standard than just and usually suggests equal treatment of all concerned.
    • the equitable distribution of the property
impartial stresses an absence of favor or prejudice.
    • an impartial third party
unbiased implies even more strongly an absence of all prejudice.
    • your unbiased opinion
dispassionate suggests freedom from the influence of strong feeling and often implies cool or even cold judgment.
    • a dispassionate summation of the facts
objective stresses a tendency to view events or persons as apart from oneself and one's own interest or feelings.
    • I can't be objective about my own child

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fair

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1 according to the rules or the law

  • we expect everyone on this basketball court to play fair
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2 chiefly British very close to but not completely

  • it fair takes your breath away when you find out what properties in London are going for
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as good as, just about, pretty much, within an inch of

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