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fair playnoun [U]

uk   us  
in ​sport, the ​fact of ​playingaccording to the ​rules and not having an ​unfairadvantageC2 UK fair and ​honesttreatment of ​people: The committee's ​job is to ​ensurefairplay between all the ​politicalparties during the ​election.
(Definition of fair play from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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fair playnoun [U]

 us   /ˈfeər ˈpleɪ/
equal and ​honesttreatment of ​others, esp. in ​followingacceptedrules
(Definition of fair play from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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