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Main Entry: 1fair
Pronunciation: fa()r, fe()r
Etymology: Old English fæger "pleasing to the eye or mind" 1: attractive in appearance : BEAUTIFUL <our fair city> 2 a: 1CLEAN 2, pure <fair sparkling water> b: 1CLEAR 3, legible <make a fair copy> 3: not stormy or cloudy <fair weather> 4 a: UNBIASED, JUST <wanted fair treatment> b: observing the rules : ALLOWED <fair play> c: open to lawful pursuit or attack <fair game> 5 a: PROMISING, LIKELY <a fair chance of winning> b: favorable to a ship's course <a fair wind> 6: not dark <fair skin> 7: neither good nor bad <did a fair job> - fair·nessnoun