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fair-use

fair-use
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fair verb yooz or for pt for mof 9, yoost]
    • /fɛər verb yuz or for pt for mof 9, yust/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fair verb yooz or for pt for mof 9, yoost]
    • /fɛər verb yuz or for pt for mof 9, yust/

Definition of fair-use word

  • noun fair-use reasonable and limited use of copyrighted material so as not to infringe upon copyright: The artist's biographer claimed fair use of quotes from unpublished personal letters. 1

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Origin of fair-use

First appearance:

before 1840
One of the 33% newest English words
First recorded in 1840-45

Historical Comparancy

Parts of speech for Fair-use

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

fair-use popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 92% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
According to our data about 54% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

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