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fanfarenoun [C]

uk   /ˈfæn.feər/  us   /-fer/
a ​loud, ​shortpiece of ​musicplayed on brassinstruments, often to ​announce something ​important
(Definition of fanfare from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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fanfarenoun [U]

 us   /ˈfæn·feər/
showyactivitymeant to ​drawattention to something: Earth ​Day was ​observed without a ​greatdeal of fanfare this ​week.
(Definition of fanfare from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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