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Fair Labor Standards Act law passed by the U.S. Congress in 1938 and administered by the U.S. Department of Labor to establish work standards, such as national minimum wage, overtime compensation for certain jobs, and restriction on the use of child labor.
fairly in a just or impartial manner. [3 definitions]
fair-minded impartial and without prejudice.
fair play the act of following, honorably, the established rules of a game or sport; honorable conduct in business or any other competitive activity.
fair sex women collectively (usu. prec. by "the").
fair-spoken speaking or spoken with politeness, tact, or civility.
fair-trade pertaining to an agreement made by a seller to pay fair wages to workers producing the seller's goods in a developing country, or to the products produced under such an agreement. [3 definitions]
fairway an unobstructed, navigable passage or area on land or sea. [2 definitions]
fair-weather suited only for fair weather. [2 definitions]
fairy an imaginary tiny creature in human form, thought to possess supernatural powers that can change the course of human affairs. [3 definitions]
fairyland the imaginary abode of fairies, or a real place of great beauty and charm.
fairy tale a fictitious, sometimes incredible, imaginative story, often involving giants, ogres, elves, or other magical creatures and characters. [2 definitions]
fait accompli (French) a wholly completed deed or accomplishment, esp. one that appears irreversible and has been done without an affected person's prior knowledge.
faith belief, confidence, or trust. [5 definitions]
faith cure a method of trying to heal disease or other medical infirmity through prayer or religious exercises.
faithful fulfilling one's duty or obligations in life. [7 definitions]
faith healing a method of ministering to the sick through prayer and religious faith.
faithless failing in one's duties or responsibilities. [3 definitions]
fake to create a counterfeit of; falsify. [8 definitions]
faker a person who deceives, pretends, or fakes.
fakir a wandering beggar of the Muslim or Hindu religion, esp. one who performs remarkable feats such as lying on a bed of nails.