Translation of "fair" - English-Russian dictionary


adjective uk /feər/ us

B1 treating everyone in the same way, so that no one has an advantage

a fair trial
That's not fair. You always go first!

B1 acceptable or right

честный, справедливый
a fair deal
We'd like to move abroad, but it's just not fair on the children.
→ Opposite unfair

A2 having pale skin or a light colour of hair

светлый, белокурый
a boy with fair hair and blue eyes
→ Opposite dark adjective (NOT PALE)
a fair amount/distance/size, etc

quite a large amount, distance, size, etc

изрядное количество/расстояние/изрядный размер и т. д.
There's still a fair bit of work to be done on the house.

sunny and not raining

ясный, солнечный
Tomorrow will be fair, with some early morning frost.

not very good but not very bad

сносный, приличный
He has a fair chance of winning.
fair enough informal

B2 used to say that you agree, or think that something is acceptable

справедливо! согласен!
"He'll only work on Sunday if he gets paid extra." "Fair enough."
→ See also fair play , have your (fair) share of sth

(Translation of “fair adjective” from the Cambridge English–Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)