Meaning of “fair use” in the English Dictionary


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fair usenoun [ U ]

uk us UK fair dealing US LAW

laws relating to the conditions in which someone can legally copy parts of a book, film, etc. without the permission of the company that made it or owns it:

The courts can sometimes be uncertain about what constitutes fair use.

(Definition of “fair use” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)