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fare

noun  us   /feər/

fare noun (PAYMENT)

[C] the money that you pay for traveling on a vehicle such as a bus or train: We shared a taxi and split the fare.

fare noun (FOOD)

[U] fml (in a restaurant) the type of food that is served: Middle Eastern fare

fare

verb [I always + adv/prep]  us   /fer, fær/

fare verb [I always + adv/prep] (PROGRESS)

to progress or to be in a particular condition: Middle-income families will fare better/worse under the new tax laws.
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