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English definition of “square”

square

adjective [-er/-est only] (EQUAL)   /skwer, skwær/
having all debts paid or other matters arranged fairly : I paid last time , so if you pay now, we’re square. square deal A square deal is a fair agreement : All I want is a square deal .
(Definition of square adjective (EQUAL) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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