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English definition of “fetch”

fetch

verb [T]
 
 
/fetʃ/
GET B1 to go to a place to get something or someone and bring them back: Can you fetch my glasses from the bedroom?Transferring and transporting objects
SELL If something fetches a particular amount of money, it is sold for that amount: The painting is expected to fetch $50,000 in the auction.Buying and selling in general
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