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Your bargaining skills are turned on but ensuring a deal is fair also makes it lucky. The Sun (2016)Then it is fair enough to be branded a socialite. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Age is no barrier to being tried as long as the trial is fair and the evidence is clear. Times, Sunday Times (2016)That is fair, just and manifestly necessary. Times, Sunday Times (2017)She also added a fair bit of other stuff that wouldn't do well on notebooks. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It's about giving people a fair chance. The Sun (2017)It's fair to say we got well and truly hammered last night. The Sun (2017)I have spent a fair amount of time on all that. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It is a fair question. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Actually, that's not quite fair. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We feel we both have a fair deal. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It would make it fair for the people who have grafted all their life and paid in. The Sun (2009)What matters is that government should feel fair and that the country should be comfortable with it. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Her skin was as fair as the skin of young deer in the wilderness. Clerk, Jayana & Siegel, Ruth Modern Literatures of the Non-Western World: Where the Waters Are Born (1995)Less often considered is the fact that the imperial critique was a fair one. The Times Literary Supplement (2013)It is fair to say that his players will not be sticking their win bonuses on it. The Sun (2008)But the rulings are fair and just. Times, Sunday Times (2011)There is a fun fair and entertainment for all the family. The Sun (2012)It is a fair question as to how one can base a political practice on such thoughts. Boyne, Roy Foucault and Derrida - The Other Side Of Reason (1990)Things would be so much easier and fairer with a tweak to his terms of reference. Times, Sunday Times (2013)You need to be fair both ways. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Your firm but always fair approach gets good results. The Sun (2013)This opened the way for really quite free and fair elections. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The general view is that things are now just a little bit fairer. Times, Sunday Times (2012)They are now demanding a fairer share of the catch. Times, Sunday Times (2013)His golden skin and fair hair were artfully set off by the theatrical costume. Eddison, Sydney A Patchwork Garden: Unexpected Pleasures from a Country Garden (1990)It could be a country fair or a public school open day. The Sun (2012)We came here thinking he had a really solid place chance but he has won fair and square. The Sun (2012)Which to me seems fair enough. Times, Sunday Times (2014)To be fair though after years of instability that's not a bad place to be. The Sun (2007)It also wants to double the amount of UK food it sells and increase fair trade products. The Sun (2011)Just a howl of 'It 's not fair. Times, Sunday Times (2013)

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Translations for 'fair'

British English: fair /fɛə/ ADJECTIVE
just If something is fair, it seems right because it is the same for everyone.
It's not fair - he's got more than me!
  • American English: fair reasonable
  • Arabic: عَادِل
  • Brazilian Portuguese: justo
  • Chinese: 公平的
  • Croatian: pošteno
  • Czech: spravedlivý
  • Danish: rimelig
  • Dutch: redelijk
  • European Spanish: justo
  • Finnish: kohtuullinen
  • French: juste raisonnable
  • German: gerecht
  • Greek: δίκαιος
  • Italian: giusto
  • Japanese: 公正な
  • Korean: 공평한
  • Norwegian: rimelig fornuftig
  • Polish: dostateczny
  • European Portuguese: justo
  • Romanian: corect
  • Russian: справедливый
  • Latin American Spanish: justo
  • Swedish: rättvis
  • Thai: สมเหตุสมผล
  • Turkish: adil
  • Ukrainian: справедливий
  • Vietnamese: công bằng
British English: fair /fɛə/ ADJECTIVE
blond Fair hair is pale yellow in colour.
  • American English: fair light color
  • Arabic: أَشْقَر
  • Brazilian Portuguese: claro
  • Chinese: 白皙的
  • Croatian: svijetao
  • Czech: světlý
  • Danish: lys lys farve
  • Dutch: lichtgekleurd
  • European Spanish: rubio
  • Finnish: vaalea
  • French: clair couleur
  • German: hell
  • Greek: ανοιχτόχρωμος
  • Italian: chiaro
  • Japanese: 色白の
  • Korean: 살결이 흰
  • Norwegian: lys
  • Polish: jasny kolor
  • European Portuguese: claro
  • Romanian: blond
  • Russian: светлый
  • Latin American Spanish: rubio color claro
  • Swedish: blond
  • Thai: สีอ่อน
  • Turkish: açık renk ten/saç
  • Ukrainian: білявий
  • Vietnamese: vàng hoe
British English: fair /fɛə/ NOUN
A fair is a place where you can play games to win prizes, and you can ride on special, big machines for fun.
  • American English: fair
  • Arabic: مِهْرَجَان
  • Brazilian Portuguese: feira
  • Chinese: 展览会
  • Croatian: sajam
  • Czech: pouť zábava
  • Danish: marked
  • Dutch: kermis
  • European Spanish: feria
  • Finnish: markkinat tilaisuus
  • French: foire
  • German: Jahrmarkt
  • Greek: πανηγύρι
  • Italian: fiera mercato
  • Japanese: 縁日
  • Korean: 박람회
  • Norwegian: marked
  • Polish: targ
  • European Portuguese: feira
  • Romanian: bâlci
  • Russian: ярмарка
  • Latin American Spanish: feria
  • Swedish: marknad
  • Thai: งานแสดงสินค้า
  • Turkish: fuar
  • Ukrainian: ярмарок
  • Vietnamese: hội chợ

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