Meaning of “fete” in the English Dictionary

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fetenoun [ C ]

us /feɪt, fet/

a special celebration, often for a particular purpose, or to honor someone:

The annual fete to raise money for cancer research netted more than $90,000.
verb [ T ] us /feɪt, fet/

The magazine’s founding editor was feted with a dinner on her 80th birthday.

(Definition of “fete” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)