[fair-nis] /ˈfɛər nɪs/
the state, condition, or quality of being , or free from bias or injustice; evenhandedness:
I have to admit, in all fairness, that she would only be paid for part of the work.
the quality of being light of hair or complexion:
She was proud of the fairness of her skin, and never went out without a parasol and gloves.
Old English fægernes “beauty;” see fair (adj.) + -ness. Meaning “evenhandedness” is from mid-15c.
noun 1. Also called Seven Pines. a locality in E Virginia, near Richmond: battle 1862. 2. a town in central California, near Sacramento.
noun 1. just and honorable treatment, action, or conduct: The political campaign was notably lacking in fair play. noun 1. an established standard of decency, honesty, etc 2. abidance by this standard Conformity to established rules; upright conduct and equitable conditions. For example, The coach insists on fair play. Shakespeare used this idiom in King […]
- Fair rent
noun 1. (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; […]