- above board aˈbove ˌboard also aboveboard adjective COMMERCEhonest and legal:
• The stock exchange aims to ensure that all deals are above board.
• aboveboard negotiations
* * *above board UK US (also above-board) adjective► done in an honest way, according to the rules or law: »
The bidding process was completely fair and above board.above board adverb► »
We believe that the vast majority of lenders operate above board.
Financial and business terms. 2012.
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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 — 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
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