Definition of fair-dealing in US English:

fair-dealing

adjective

  • That deals justly and honestly with people, especially (in later use) in business affairs.

Origin

Early 17th century; earliest use found in Nicholas Byfield (d. 1622), Church of England clergyman and religious writer. From fair + deal + -ing.

Pronunciation

fair-dealing

/ˈfɛːdiːlɪŋ/