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fair

  
[1]  
      adj  
1    free from discrimination, dishonesty, etc.; just; impartial  
2    in conformity with rules or standards; legitimate  
a fair fight     
3    (of the hair or complexion) light in colour  
4    beautiful or lovely to look at  
5    moderately or quite good  
a fair piece of work     
6    unblemished; untainted  
7    (of the tide or wind) favourable to the passage of a vessel  
8    sunny, fine, or cloudless  
9    prenominal  
Informal   thorough; real  
a fair battle to get to the counter     
10    pleasant or courteous  
11    apparently good or valuable, but really false  
fair words     
12    open or unobstructed  
a fair passage     
13    (of handwriting) clear and legible  
14    a fair crack of the whip or (Austral.) a fair shake of the dice, fair go  
Informal   a fair opportunity; fair chance  
15    in a correct or just way  
16    fair do's  
a    equal shares or treatment  
b    an expression of appeal for equal shares or treatment  
17    fair enough!   an expression of agreement  
18    fair go!     (Austral. and N.Z.)  
informal   come off it!; I don't believe it!  
19    fair to middling   about average  
      adv  
20    in a fair way; correctly  
act fair, now!     
21    absolutely or squarely; quite  
the question caught him fair off his guard     
22    Dialect   really or very  
fair tired     
      vb  
23    intr  
Dialect   (of the weather) to become fine and mild  
      n  
24    Archaic   a person or thing that is beautiful or valuable, esp. a woman  
     (Old English fæger; related to Old Norse fagr, Old Saxon, Old High German fagar, Gothic fagrs suitable)  
  fairness      n  
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exp.
quite a lot
we came in for a fair bit of criticism; I've travelled in Asia a fair bit
exp.
away from keybord
[Internet slang] It indicates that the person is no longer in front of the computer.
n.
Couper le soufle/ Avoir le soufle coupé
the shock took my breath away
exp.
manufactured according to fair trade principles: équitablement fabriqué?
n.
the process of taking away an amount from a total, or the amount that is taken away
When I went shopping with my mother, our shopping bill was deducted 10% because we used our M-card.
n.
sigle of "Air Launched Cruise Missile" that can find his target electronically by his own means at a long distance according to a memorized map of the landscape he has to pass over
can also be launched from the soil or the sea. they can be reprogrammed or destroyed during the fly by the "sender"
exp.
drinking out of a can or a bottle without touching it with the lips, by pouring the content from distance
exp.
go away idiot, fool ; leave me alone idiot, fool ; fuck you idiot, fool ; fuck off idiot, fool.
[Slang];[Vulg.]

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