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Above Board

In business, a slang term meaning honest. For example, an above board deal indicates a transaction with no illegal or unethical undertones.
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The Above Board Chamber of Florida is dedicated to bringing people of all faiths together within the community, in the workplace and amongst one another.
However, to undertake this role the conduct of the media itself should be above board.
Council President Eric Garcetti said the expanded program is needed to reassure the public that city government is open and above board.
But council leader Warren Bradley said: "This has all been open and above board.
They'll have somebody in league security to see if your dealings are above board.
Launius allowed the agency to meet with him anyway, and said he kept things above board by giving the Little Rock agency the same information he gave those at the meeting.
The dressing room has been buzzing with the shenanigans that went on all totally above board may I add It became a bit of a footballers convention, with Dundee, Falkirk, St Mirren, Dundee United and Everton all converging on Glasgow's boozers.
We have proper checks in place to ensure that everything is above board with the Department of Home Affairs and they have proper documentation," she says.
ABOVE BOARD gave Dean McKeown a victory on his 42nd birthday when making all in the six-furlong seller.
But Luckman says the selection was "totally legal and above board.
The European Commission and France have launched the data-base project in a bid to make the secret world of shipping more open and above board, and eventually force illegal vessels out of the market.