Definition of fair play in English:

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fair play

Pronunciation: /ˌfer ˈplā/


Respect for the rules or equal treatment of all concerned.
Example sentences
  • The debate on terror is a serious one and it needs adult contributions and a commitment to fair play and respect from all involved.
  • We need to be concerned about the precedent here, and how it affects the rules of democratic fair play.
  • Behind it all there was a sense of decency and fair play and an underlying kindness and compassion.

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Syllabification: fair play

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