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fashion

noun uk   /ˈfæʃ.ən/ us  

fashion noun (POPULAR STYLE)

A2 [C or U] a style that is popular at a particular time, especially in clothes, hair, make-up, etc.: Long hair is back in fashion for men. Fur coats have gone out of fashion. a programme with features on sport and fashion She always wears the latest fashions.follow (a) fashion to do what is popular at the timelike it's going out of fashion informal If you use something like it's going out of fashion, you use large amounts of it very quickly: Emma spends money like it's going out of fashion.
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fashion noun (MANNER)

[S] a way of doing things: The rebel army behaved in a brutal fashion.after a fashion mainly UK If you can do something after a fashion, you can do it, but not well: I can cook, after a fashion.
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fashion

verb [T] uk   /ˈfæʃ.ən/ formal us  
to make something using your hands: He fashioned a hat for himself from/out of newspaper.
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