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English definition of “fête”

fête

noun [C]     /feɪt/
ENTERTAINMENT UK an event that is held outside and includes competitions, games , and things for sale : a village fête Celebrations, parties and special occasionsSpecific holidays and festivals
CELEBRATION US a special event to celebrate someone or somethingCelebrations, parties and special occasionsSpecific holidays and festivals
fête verb [T] to publicly celebrate someone, often by having a special party : [often passive] She was fêted by audiences all over the world .Showing respect and admiration
(Definition of fête noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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