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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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'We operate a global company in a very above-board manner which is the way we have to work nowadays.
The low-profile relays have a maximum above-board height of 15 mm.
Marchand, who lives in Massachusetts, has been driving an hour-long commute into Connecticut so that he can operate an above-board business.
Bertelsmann will lend Napster sufficient funds to get the new, above-board sharing service up and running.
(His) open, above-board talk was an enigma to many old political lobbyists who tried to block his work...(and) advised him to go home, for there was no hope for the passage of his pet bill."
Designed specifically for pick-and-place operations with a ceramic body and a large flat top, the inductors have an above-board height of just 1.19 mm and a footprint of 7.87 mm x 9.14 mm.
'We are confident that we will be able to show that the contract is above-board and entered into by the parties in accordance with law,' read the statement.