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"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 driven somewhere 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 particular condition: Middle-income families will fare better/worse under the new tax laws.
(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 cheap air 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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