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[usually in singular] A fair bargain or treatment.‘the workers feel they are not getting a square deal’
- ‘The union was not out of order in seeking a square deal for the game's poorest and most vulnerable players.’
- ‘And if you don't believe me, ask Helen Liddell if women get a square deal in Scottish politics.’
- ‘Teddy Roosevelt's promise of a ‘square deal’ for business and labor alike in 1904 distinguished him from more conservative republicans and from the corporate scandals of his era.’
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