Main definitions of fair dealer in English

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fair dealer1

Pronunciation /fɛː ˈdiːlə/

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noun

  • A person who acts in a just and honest manner, especially in business dealings; a person who treats others fairly.

Origin

Early 16th century; earliest use found in Thomas More (1478–1535), lord chancellor, humanist, and martyr. From fair + dealer.

Main definitions of Fair Dealer in English

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Fair Dealer2

Pronunciation /fɛː ˈdiːlə/

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noun

historical US Politics
  • An advocate of the Fair Deal reform programme proposed by President H. S. Truman in 1949.

Origin

1940s; earliest use found in The Galveston Daily News. From fair deal + -er.