fair use

Definition of "fair use"
  1. An exception to copyright law allowing for the unauthorized utilization of copyrighted material, for transformative purposes such as educational research, criticism, or parody, so long as it does not expressively harm the original work's market
How to use "fair use" in a sentence
  1. The teacher relied on fair use to show a movie clip during her lecture.
  2. The comedian's parody was protected under the fair use principle.
  3. The newspaper's quote from the novel was considered fair use as it was used for a book review.

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