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English definition of “fashion”

fashion

noun     /ˈfæʃən/
[U] the business that involves producing and selling new styles , especially of clothes , shoes , hair , etc.: The film makes fun of major figures in the fashion industry . a fashion magazine The fashion retailer announced a drop in YTD profits of 57%.
[C or U] something that is popular at a particular time : The fashion for outsourcing has led to a shortage of home-grown workers with good IT skills . Social networking sites seem to be going out of fashion. Growing your own fruit and veg is now back in fashion.
(Definition of fashion noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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