above-board


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above-board

[əˈbʌvˈbɔːd]
A. ADVabiertamente, sin rebozo
B. ADJlegítimo, honrado

above

(əˈbav) preposition
1. in a higher position than. a picture above the fireplace.
2. greater than. The child's intelligence is above average.
3. too good for. The police must be above suspicion.
adverb
1. higher up. seen from above.
2. (in a book etc) earlier or higher up on the page. See above.
aˌbove-ˈboard adjective
open and honourable; not secret. His dealings are all above-board.
above all
most importantly. He is strong, brave and, above all, honest.
References in classic literature ?
We want to be awful square and open and above-board here, you know.
The men in the crowd were open in their admiration of Saxon, in an above-board manner.
Yes, all this must be put straight and above-board, there must be no more passionate renouncements, such as Rogojin's.
The trading of the 200-megawatt excess capacity of the Sual coal-fired power facility in Pangasinan is legal and above-board, plant operator TeaM Energy Philippines has qualified in a statement to the media.
Presidential spokesperson Edwin Lacierda, in a press briefing, said Lacson's role as "rehabilitation coordinator" is to ensure that "everything we do is above-board.