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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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"He found the bidding process and contract to be above board. This should put to rest the malicious speculations against my wife's business and my integrity," he pointed out.
Non-members are encouraged to attend two meetings, then consider joining us to be part of the Above Board Chamber of Florida.
However, to undertake this role the conduct of the media itself should be above board. It must be always kept in mind that ends and means are both important," Mukherjee said in his speech during the 125th anniversary celebrations of the Malayala Manorama group in Kottayam on Saturday.
Chris's expulsion about ten years ago for actively supporting another party, The Greens, in local electoral competition with Labour, was above board and indeed mandatory within rules.
When I read or hear on TV that Mr Annan's words were taken into account and given due consideration, I will accept that the inquiry is honest and above board.
The pair spotted my snapper and giggled hysterically, but I'm told it's all above board as Claire's already spoken for.
He told Mr Brown: "It is absolutely essential to have a system of allowances which MPs claim - most of it of course is for our staff - that the public can have confidence in, that the allowances are legitimate, above board, and simply make sense.
In a sign of the times, ITV has called in Electoral Reform Services to ensure voting on The People's pounds 50 million Lottery Giveaway programme, which will decide the fate of the Black Country scheme, is above board.
The modules are available in RoHS compliant models, and they are 2.28" X 2.2" X 0.5" in size with a height above board of 0.43".
On the subject of allowances, these councillors are voted into their posts by the constituents who expect these individuals to be honest 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. The league has a certain standard they have to live up to," he said.