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English definition of “fete”

fete

noun [C]  /feɪt, fet/ us  
a special celebration, often for a particular purpose, or to honor someone: The annual fete to raise money for cancer research netted more than $90,000.
fete
verb [T]  /feɪt, fet/ us  
The magazine’s founding editor was feted with a dinner on her 80th birthday.
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