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arm's length


Definitions from WordNet

Noun arm's length has 1 sense
  1. arm's length - a distance sufficient to exclude intimacy
    --1 is a kind of
    distance, length

Definitions from the Web

Term: arm's length

Definition: A phrase used to describe a relationship or a transaction where there is a sufficient distance or detachment between two parties, typically to ensure fairness and impartiality.

Part of speech:

  • Noun
  • Adjective

Sense 1 (Noun):

Usage: In a legal context, arm's length refers to a transaction conducted between two parties who act independently and without any conflict of interest.

Sample Sentence:

The contract was negotiated at arm's length to guarantee a fair agreement for both parties involved.

Sense 2 (Adjective):

Usage: The arm's length approach is often adopted by governments to regulate businesses and prevent any undue advantage.

Sample Sentence:

The regulatory body emphasized the need for arm's length transactions between the company and its subsidiaries.

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