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English definition of “fan”

fan

verb [T] (AIR)    /fæn/ (-nn-)
to wave a fan, or something that acts as a fan, in front of your face: It was so hot in the car that I tried to fan myself with the road map. She sat down and began fanning her face.Shaking, swinging and vibrating to blow air at a fire to make it burn more stronglyIncreasing and intensifying
(Definition of fan verb (AIR) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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