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English definition of “fete”

fete

noun [C]   /feɪt/ UK (also fête, US fair)
a public event, often held outside, where you can take part in competitions and buy small things and food, often organized to collect money for a particular purpose: a summer fete They're holding the village fete on the green.Celebrations, parties and special occasionsSpecific holidays and festivals
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