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Fair play is defined as the act of abiding by the rules.
An example of fair play is to follow the rules when playing tennis.
the act or fact of abiding by the rules as in sports or games; fairness and honor in dealing with competitors, customers, etc.
Conformity to established rules.
- Good behavior, following the rules
- (colloquial, UK, Ireland) used to acknowledge or congratulate for something.
- Further, it was a blow to the fair-play of party politics; the defeated party, having no leader, was reduced to desperate measures, such as the assassination of Ephialtes.