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Definition of above board in English:

adjective& adverb

Legitimate, honest, and open: [as adjective]: certain transactions were not totally above board [as adverb]: the accountants acted completely above board
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  • By offering a new package of preferential terms for the 50-75 age group, they are open and above-board about their intention to make huge profits out of this sector while catering to their specific needs.
  • I have always intended to create this remake in an honest and above-board manner, respecting the copyrights and trademarks involved, so I hope that we will be allowed to proceed with it.
  • But any time we can let the public know that what we're doing is above-board, honest and balanced, it helps our profession in the long run.
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