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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - To a moderately sufficient extent or degree; Without favoring one party; In an evenhanded manner; In conformity with the rules or laws and without fraud or cheating.

Usage examples (41)
  • Expecting the world to treat you fairly because you are a good person is a little like expecting the bull not to attack you because you are a vegetarian.
  • Deal fairly with one another
  • They played fairly
  • Adverb : a fairly heavy rain. ,a claim fairly made. ,fairly seen. ,The wheels fairly spun. ,He slipped off the... for more
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  • The "faerie" (visionary) told the "fairy" (an imaginary being with magical powers) that he'll take the "ferry" (a boat designed to transport passengers or goods) across the mystical river.
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