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fetenoun [C]

(also fête) uk   us   /feɪt/ UK (US fair)
a ​publicevent, often ​heldoutside, where you can take ​part in competitions and ​buysmall things and ​food, often ​organized to ​collectmoney for a ​particularpurpose: a ​summer fete They're ​holding the village fete on the ​green.

feteverb [T]

uk   us   /feɪt/
(Definition of fete from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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fetenoun [C]

 us   /feɪt, fet/
a ​specialcelebration, often for a ​particularpurpose, or to ​honor someone: The ​annual fete to ​raisemoney for ​cancerresearchnetted more than $90,000.
fete
verb [T]  us   /feɪt, fet/
The magazine’s ​foundingeditor was feted with a ​dinner on her 80th ​birthday.
(Definition of fete from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “fete”
in Arabic مِهْرَجان…
in Korean 축일, 제일…
in Portuguese quermesse…
in Catalan festa, fira…
in Japanese 祭り…
in Italian festa (di paese)…
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