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Synonyms for fair

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a traveling show

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gathering of producers to promote business

a competitive exhibition of farm products

a sale of miscellany

join so that the external surfaces blend smoothly

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free from favoritism or self-interest or bias or deception

not excessive or extreme

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very pleasing to the eye

(of a baseball) hit between the foul lines

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lacking exceptional quality or ability

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attractively feminine

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(of a manuscript) having few alterations or corrections

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gained or earned without cheating or stealing

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free of clouds or rain

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(used of hair or skin) pale or light-colored

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in conformity with the rules or laws and without fraud or cheating

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without favoring one party, in a fair evenhanded manner

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Today, the Williamson County Fair continues to draw residents from Southern Illinois despite the competition of the Du Quoin State Fair and the mega-theme parks.
• 7/14 Mon - Seneca County Fair, Waterloo, NY
Through the lens of Clifford Oliver's camera, the ubiquitous sights of the county fair are transformed into timeless nods to rural living.
The 2013 county fair will run July 23-28, three weeks earlier than its traditional dates.
To attract crowds, on the eve of the Civil War, county fairs introduced the innovation that became their feature attraction: horse-speed.
Today's county fairs offer a variety of competitions under "open class." This category was designed for people who want to display their talents but don't belong to an extension organization.
While live bird markets are uncommon in the Midwest, animal exhibits such as those at county fairs are quite common.
In a state known for its rural heritage and contributions to agriculture, the paper decided to document every county fair in the state.
At the Tooele County Fair, I scrubbed the white face of my fat red steer, ratted his white tail hairs into a perfect ball, sprayed it with my mother's AquaNet, and led him into the ring hoping for the purple grand-prize ribbon.
To illustrate just how important having a presence at county fairs is to the organization, MCCL dedicated an entire chapter newsletter to setting up what it calls "the perfect fair booth." The newsletter contains photographs and step-by-step instructions on how to construct an inviting display that will attract the eye of fairgoers.
Plus, more fun -- including a sword swallower and banana derby racing -- awaits at the DuPage and Lake County Fairs this weekend.
The seven race series will feature six qualifying races to be held at county fairs across state, culminating in a championship final race to be held at Tompkins County Fair in Trumansburg.
Does that make the traditional county fairs mainstream culture?
"He did more than 100 remote broadcasts per year from farm shows, conventions, festivals, field days and county fairs."
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