Meaning of FAIR in English
1》 treating people equally.
↘just or appropriate in the circumstances.
2》 (of hair or complexion) light; blonde.
3》 considerable in size or amount.
↘ Austral./NZ informal complete.
4》 (of weather) fine and dry.
5》 archaic beautiful.
1》 in a ~ manner.
2》 dialect to a high degree.
■ noun archaic a beautiful woman.
■ verb dialect (of the weather) become fine.
~ and square
1》 with absolute accuracy.
2》 honestly and straightforwardly.
~ dinkum see dinkum .
~ dos Brit. informal a request for just treatment or an acceptance that it has been given.
~ game a person or thing that is considered a reasonable target for criticism or exploitation.
the ~ sex (also the ~er sex ) dated or humorous women.
~'s ~ informal a request for just treatment or an assertion that an arrangement is just.
for ~ US informal completely and finally.
in a ~ way to likely to.
it's a ~ cop Brit. informal an admission that the speaker has been caught doing wrong and deserves punishment.
OE fæger 'pleasing, attractive', of Gmc origin.
1》 a gathering of stalls and amusements for public entertainment.
2》 a periodic gathering for the sale of goods.
↘an exhibition to promote particular products.
↘ N. Amer. an annual competitive exhibition of livestock, agricultural products, etc., held in a rural area.
ME: from OFr. feire , from late L. feria , singular of L. feriae 'holy days' (on which ~s were often held).
■ verb [usu. as adjective ~ed ] streamline (a vehicle, boat, or aircraft) by adding ~ings.
OE in the senses 'beautify' and 'appear or become clean'.
Concise Oxford English vocab. Сжатый оксфордский словарь английского языка. 2004