a fair amount


a fair amount
a fair amount изрядное количество

Англо-русский словарь. — М.: Советская энциклопедия. . 1969.

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  • fair amount — equitable or just measure, reasonable quantity, moderate amount …   English contemporary dictionary

  • amount — amount, number Amount is normally used with uncountable nouns (i.e. nouns which have no plural) to mean ‘quantity’ (e.g. a reasonable amount of forgiveness, glue, resistance, straw, etc.), and number with plural nouns (e.g. a certain number of… …   Modern English usage

  • amount — [ə mount′] vi. [ME amounten, to ascend < OFr amonter < amont, upward < a (L ad), to + mont < L montem, acc. sing. of mons, MOUNTAIN] 1. to add up; equal in total [the bill amounts to $4.50] 2. to be equal in meaning, value, or effect… …   English World dictionary

  • Fair division — Cake cutting redirects here. For the wedding tradition, see Wedding reception#Wedding cake. Fair division, also known as the cake cutting problem, is the problem of dividing a resource in such a way that all recipients believe that they have… …   Wikipedia

  • fair — fair1 [ fer ] adjective *** ▸ 1 treating all equally ▸ 2 reasonable/morally right ▸ 3 not bad but not very good ▸ 4 pleasant and not raining ▸ 5 light in color ▸ 6 likely to be correct ▸ 7 beautiful ▸ 8 when size etc. is large ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) if …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • fair — [[t]fe͟ə(r)[/t]] ♦♦ fairer, fairest, fairs 1) ADJ GRADED: oft it v link ADJ to inf Something or someone that is fair is reasonable, right, and just. It didn t seem fair to leave out her father... Do you feel they re paying their fair share?...… …   English dictionary

  • fair — fair1 W2S1 [feə US fer] adj ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(reasonable and acceptable)¦ 2¦(treating everyone equally)¦ 3¦(quite large)¦ 4¦(hair/skin)¦ 5¦(according to the rules)¦ 6¦(level of ability)¦ 7¦(weather)¦ 8 have had more than your fair share of something 9… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • fair — 1 adjective 1 REASONABLE AND ACCEPTABLE a situation, system, or way of treating people that is fair seems reasonable and acceptable: a fair wage for the job | Who said life was fair? | Everyone should have the right to a fair trial. | it is fair… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • amount — a|mount1 W1S1 [əˈmaunt] n [U and C] 1.) a quantity of something such as time, money, or a substance amount of ▪ They spend equal amounts of time in California and New York. a considerable/large/enormous etc amount ▪ a considerable amount of money …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • amount — 1 noun (C, U) 1 a quantity of something such as time, money, or a substance (+ of): a considerable amount of money | a small/large etc amount: It s best to cook vegetables in a small amount of water. 2 the level or degree to which a feeling,… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • amount — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ considerable, copious amounts, enormous, huge, immense, incredible, large, massive, significant, substantial …   Collocations dictionary


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