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  1. fair-way

    The navigable channel of a harbour for ships passing up or down; so that if any vessels are anchored therein, they are said to lie in the fair-way. (See PILOT'S FAIR-WAY.) Also, when the proper course is gained out of a channel.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of fair-way in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of fair-way in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of fair-way in a Sentence

  1. Jeb Bush:

    It just seems to me that maybe if you open up our doors in a fair way and unleashed the spirit of peoples' hard work, Detroit could become in really short order, one of the great American cities again, now it would look different, it wouldn't be Polish...But it would be just as powerful, just as exciting, just as dynamic. And that's what immigration does and to be fearful of this, it just seems bizarre to me.

  2. Gary Green:

    There was a lot of discussion about the effects of immunosuppressive drugs on the human body and on the ability of an athlete to train. They do a number on the body … so the Federation decided that the only fair way to do this would be to make sure that … it’s like apples-to-apples competition.

  3. Ben Carson:

    We have to recognize that we can't just round them up, but we can give them an opportunity to register, i would give them an opportunity to become guest workers -- not citizens, not voting people, not people who get goodies. I think that would be a fair way to do it. In terms of them becoming citizens later on down the road if they've done things the right way, we the American people will decide what the criteria for that ought to be.

  4. Jose Clarens:

    It seems she is going to act in a fair way and will get us out of this mess.

  5. Ric Spooner:

    The deadline is likely to be extended so that makes it a little less at the cutting edge of thinking right now, but we have rallied a fair way so the market is a bit vulnerable to increases in supply.


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