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fineadjective

uk   us   /faɪn/

fine adjective (SATISFACTORY)

A1 [after verb] good or good enough; healthy and well: I felt terrible last night but I feel fine this morning. The apartments are very small, which is fine for one person. "Are you all right?" "Everything's just fine, thanks." "I'll come to your place at eight." "Fine. See you then."
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fine adjective (EXCELLENT)

B2 excellent or much better than average: purveyors of fine wines and gourmet food The world's finest collection of Impressionist paintings is housed in the Musée d'Orsay in Paris. This building is the finest example of its type.
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fine adjective (THIN)

C2 very thin or in very small pieces or drops: The baby's head was covered in fine blond hair. The eruption had covered the town with a fine layer of ash. Apply a fine line of highlighter along the middle of your top lip. She has inherited her mother's fine (= delicate and beautiful) features.

fine adjective (EXACT)

C1 [usually before noun] very exact and delicate, or needing to be done, treated, or considered very carefully: I understood in general what she was talking about, but some of the finer details/points were beyond me.

fine adjective (SUNNY)

B1 mainly UK sunny and dry: The forecast said it would be fine and dry today.

fine adjective (BAD)

informal bad or not convenient: That's a fine (= very unpleasant) thing to say about your father after all he's done for you! He picked a fine time to leave us.

finenoun [C]

uk   us   /faɪn/
B1 an amount of money that has to be paid as a punishment for not obeying a rule or law: The maximum penalty for the offence is a $1,000 fine. If found guilty, he faces six months in jail and a heavy (= severe) fine.
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fineverb [T]

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B2 to charge someone an amount of money as a punishment for not obeying a rule or law: Drivers who exceed the speed limit can expect to be fined heavily. [+ two objects] They fined him £100 for using threatening behaviour.
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fineadverb

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B2 in a satisfactory way: "Will a loan of $500 be sufficient?" "That will suit me fine." It was working fine yesterday.
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