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Meaning of “fare” in the English Dictionary

"fare" in British English

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farenoun

uk   /feər/  us   /fer/
  • fare noun (PAYMENT)

B1 [C] the ​money that you ​pay for a ​journey in a ​vehicle such as a ​bus or ​train: Train fares are going up again. [C] someone who ​pays to be ​drivensomewhere in a ​taxi

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fareverb [I usually + adv/prep]

uk   /feər/  us   /fer/ old-fashioned
(Definition of fare from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"fare" in American English

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farenoun

 us   /feər/
  • fare noun (PAYMENT)

[C] the ​money that you ​pay for ​traveling on a ​vehicle such as a ​bus or ​train: We ​shared a ​taxi and ​split the fare.
  • fare noun (FOOD)

[U] fml (in a ​restaurant) the ​type of ​food that is ​served: Middle Eastern fare

fareverb [I always + adv/prep]

 us   /fer, fær/
to ​progress or to be in a ​particularcondition: Middle-income ​families will fare ​better/​worse under the new ​taxlaws.
(Definition of fare from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"fare" in Business English

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farenoun [C]

uk   us   /feər/ TRANSPORT
the ​price you ​pay for a ​trip on a bus, ​train, ​plane, etc.: How much is the fare to Brussels? bus/train/rail, etc. fare Bus fares in the ​capital will ​rise from next month.plane/air fare Some ​economists say that the age of ​cheapair fares is over. The full fare can be as much as $400. US a one-way/round ​trip fare UK a single/​return fare
(Definition of fare from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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