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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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State enforcers have made it clear that above-board physicians like Dr.
Each of the four finalists - Continental Airlines, Houston Symphony, Imperial Sugar and MD Anderson Cancer Center - exhibited above-board achievement in marketing from conception to execution.
Now in the holy month of Ramadan, a time devoted to philanthropic giving, American Muslims want the government to provide a ``safe list'' of above-board charities.
The Register, after reviewing the allegations and how it got the information, then used space in its Wednesday sports section to say it ``obtained the story through solid, above-board reporting.
The audit showed that our campaign disclosure and record-keeping practices were sound and above-board.