(in Britain) the rent for a private tenancy, fixed and registered by a rent officer, and based on the size, condition, and usefulness of the property, but not its scarcity value
[fair] /fɛər/ adjective, fairer, fairest. 1. free from bias, dishonesty, or injustice: a fair decision; a fair judge. 2. legitimately sought, pursued, done, given, etc.; proper under the rules: a fair fight. 3. moderately large; ample: a fair income. 4. neither excellent nor poor; moderately or tolerably good: fair health. 5. marked by favoring conditions; […]
noun, Older Use: Sometimes Offensive. 1. women as a group (usually used facetiously): an insult to the fair sex. noun 1. the fair sex, women collectively Girls or women, as in Many women would object to being called the fair sex nowadays. This euphemism uses fair in the sense of “physically beautiful” and is probably […]
noun, Informal. 1. an equitable opportunity or treatment: The judges promised that every entrant in the contest would get a fair shake.
[fair-spoh-kuh n] /ˈfɛərˈspoʊ kən/ adjective 1. speaking or spoken in a courteous, civil, or plausible manner; smooth-spoken. adjective 1. civil, courteous, or elegant in speech