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fair

adjective /feə/
light-coloured; with light-coloured hair and skin fair hair Scandinavian people are often fair. just; not favouring one side
gerecht
a fair test.
(of weather) fine; without rain
schön
a fair afternoon.
quite good; neither bad nor good
recht gut
Her work is only fair.
quite big, long etc
ansehnlich
The box is a fair size.
beautiful
hübsch
a fair maiden.
fairness noun
die Gerechtigkeit, die Schönheit
fairly adverb justly; honestly
gerecht
We must ensure that the competition is fairly judged.
quite or rather
ziemlich
The work was fairly hard.
fair play honest treatment; an absence of cheating, biased actions etc
faires Spiel
The referee must ensure that fair play is enforced throughout the match.
(Definition of fair from the Password English-German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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