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English definition of “fee”


noun [C]     /fiː/
B1 an amount of money paid for a particular piece of work or for a particular right or service: legal fees university fees an entrance/registration fee We couldn't pay the lawyer's fee.Costs and expenses
(Definition of fee noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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