fair use

[ fair yoos ]
/ ˈfɛər ˈyus /


reasonable and limited use of copyrighted material so as not to infringe upon copyright: The artist's biographer claimed fair use of quotes from unpublished personal letters.

Origin of fair use

First recorded in 1840–45
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