- above board
- a.bove 'board [ US .ˈ. .] adj [not before noun]honest and legal▪ His plans for opening a coffee shop are completely above board.
Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.
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above board — aˈbove ˌboard also aboveboard adjective COMMERCE honest and legal: • The stock exchange aims to ensure that all deals are above board. • aboveboard negotiations * * * above board UK US (also … Financial and business terms
above board — If things are done above board, they are carried out in a legal and proper manner … The small dictionary of idiomes
above board — ► above board legitimate and honest. Main Entry: ↑above … English terms dictionary
above board — ▶ adjective the proceedings were completely above board: LEGITIMATE, lawful, legal, licit, honest, fair, open, frank, straight, overt, candid … Useful english dictionary
above board — If things are done above board, they are carried out in a legal and proper manner. (Dorking School Dictionary) *** If a situation or business is described as above board, it is open, honest and legal. There are not secret… … English Idioms & idiomatic expressions
above\ board — прямой, честный, открытый, иногда: open and above board All his business dealings were above board … Idioms and examples
above board — adjective (not before noun) honest and legal: open and above board: The deal was completely open and above board … Longman dictionary of contemporary English
above board — adverb Honestly, reputably. They conducted the negotiations completely above board … Wiktionary
above-board — adjective Open; transparent; honest; legal. See Also: above board … Wiktionary
above board — legal, not hidden, not under the table, not underhanded Every action, every payment is above board. Customers respect that kind of honesty … English idioms