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fair 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Adjective
/fe(ə)r/,
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fairest, superlative; fairer, comparative;
  1. In accordance with the rules or standards; legitimate
    • - the group has achieved fair and equal representation for all its members
  2. Just or appropriate in the circumstances
    • - to be fair, this subject poses special problems
  3. (of a means or procedure) Gentle; not violent

  4. (of a batted ball) Within the field of play marked by the first and third baselines

  5. Pertaining to this part of the field
    • - the ball was hit into fair territory
  6. (of hair or complexion) Light; blond

  7. (of a person) Having such a complexion or hair

  8. Considerable though not outstanding in size or amount
    • - he did a fair bit of coaching
  9. Moderately good though not outstandingly so
    • - he believes he has a fair chance of success
  10. (of weather) Fine and dry

  11. (of the wind) Favorable
    • - they set sail with a fair wind
  12. Beautiful: attractive
    • - the fairest of her daughters
  13. (of words, a speech, or a promise) False, despite being initially attractive or pleasing; specious

  14. (of handwriting) Easy to read

Verb
  1. Streamline (a vehicle, boat, or aircraft) by adding fairings

Noun
  1. A gathering of stalls and amusements for public entertainment

  2. A competitive exhibition of livestock, agricultural products, and household skills held annually by a town, county, or state and also featuring entertainment and educational displays

  3. A periodic gathering for the sale of goods

  4. An exhibition to promote particular products
    • - the Contemporary Art Fair
Adverb
  1. Without cheating or trying to achieve unjust advantage
    • - no one could say he played fair
  2. To a high degree
    • - she'll be fair delighted to see you

  1. fairly: in conformity with the rules or laws and without fraud or cheating; "they played fairly"
  2. carnival: a traveling show; having sideshows and rides and games of skill etc.
  3. free from favoritism or self-interest or bias or deception; conforming with established standards or rules; "a fair referee"; "fair deal"; "on a fair footing"; "a fair fight"; "by fair means or foul"
  4. join so that the external surfaces blend smoothly
  5. fairly: without favoring one party, in a fair evenhanded manner; "deal fairly with one another"
  6. gathering of producers to promote business; "world fair"; "trade fair"; "book fair"
  7. A fair (sometimes fayre) is a gathering of people to display or trade produce or other goods, to parade or display animals and often to enjoy associated carnival or funfair entertainment. Activities at fairs vary widely. ...
  8. Fair is an alternative rock band that features musician and producer Aaron Sprinkle; they are currently signed to Tooth & Nail Records. Sprinkle was formerly the guitarist for Christian alternative band Poor Old Lu in the 1990s. ...
  9. The Miami-Dade County Fair & Exposition, Inc. (The Fair), located in Miami, Florida, is known as one of Miami-Dade County’s largest annual family attractions. The fair is held by a private board of directors, and is a non-profit organization. It attracts nearly 700,000 visitors each year. ...
  10. The Fair (Kirmes) is a 1960 German drama film directed by Wolfgang Staudte. It was entered into the 10th Berlin International Film Festival where Juliette Mayniel won the Silver Bear for Best Actress.
  11. (Fairness (communications)) Fairness measures or metrics are used in network engineering to determine whether users or applications are receiving a fair share of system resources. There are several mathematical and conceptual definitions of fairness.
  12. Something which is fair (in various senses of the adjective); A woman, a member of the ‘fair sex’; also as a collective singular, women; To construct or design a structure whose primary function is to produce a smooth outline or reduce air drag or water resistance; Beautiful, of a pleasing ...
  13. (fairly) In a fair manner; clearly; openly; plainly; fully; distinctly; frankly; Favorably; auspiciously; commodiously; as, a town fairly situated for foreign trade; Honestly; properly; Softly; quietly; gently; partly, not fully; somewhat
  14. (Fairness) The proposition that multi-national and large domestic corporations must be treated exactly as they wish to be, and that they not be singled out in any way that would cause them to have to make greater contributions to the general welfare than any single  individual living on less ...
  15. (FAIRNESS) We insist that all arrangements work equally well for all parties in both human and financial terms.
  16. (Fairness) A core principle for everyone in the market, most notably companies which must treat investors fairly on information disclosure and all other matters. A share price is said to be “fair” when both buyers and sellers make rational decisions on the basis of the same information.
  17. (Fairness) A goal of Fair Information Practices, which requires a company to use personal information only for the purpose for which it was initially collected.
  18. (Fairness) A public authority acts unfairly if it wrongly neglects an interest of a person affected by the decision. The neglected interest may be an interest in the outcome (substantive unfairness), or in participation in the making of the decision (procedural unfairness; see natural justice). ...
  19. (Fairness) A system included in SCSI-3 which prevents fast devices with a higher priority from "hogging" the bus and preventing devices with a lower priority from gaining control of the bus. Must be used if QAS is implemented.
  20. (Fairness) A term indicating that an entity's financial condition and operating results are presented in a way that is understandable, appropriate, and comprehensive. ...
  21. (Fairness) ARM: rewarding and punishing people according to and appropriately with their decisions and actions; treating people equally under the law based upon their individual behavior. ...
  22. (Fairness) An administrative law principle. The "duty to be fair" means the medical adjudicator keeps an open mind in reviewing the evidence in a case and carefully reviews all of the evidence to determine if the person meets or continues to meet the "severe and prolonged" criteria. ...
  23. (Fairness) Consistent with rules, logic, or ethics
  24. (Fairness) Forming part of psychological assessment, fairness concerns the equality of opportunity for members of different (e. g. ethnic) groups during personnel selection, using aptitude diagnostics processes.
  25. (Fairness) If you copy more than 10%, one chapter or one article, then in determining whether the copying or communication is a fair dealing you need to consider the following five factors: