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above boardadjective, adverb

/əˌbʌv ˈbɔːd/  us   /əˈbʌv bɔːrd/
If a plan or business agreement is above board, it is honest and not trying to deceive anyone: The deal was completely open and above board.
(Definition of above board from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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above boardadjective

(also above-board) uk   us  
done in an honest way, according to the rules or law: The bidding process was completely fair and above board.
above board
adverb
We believe that the vast majority of lenders operate above board.
(Definition of above board from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “above board”
in Chinese (Simplified) (计划或交易)光明正大的…
in Turkish dürüst ve yasal…
in Russian честный…
in Chinese (Traditional) (計劃或交易)光明正大的…
in Polish uczciwy, zgodny z prawem…
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