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fan

noun [C]  us   /fæn/

fan noun [C] (DEVICE)

a device to provide a flow of air, either an object that you wave in front of you or a device with blades that are turned by a motor: a window fan

fan noun [C] (ADMIRER)

a person who is very much interested in and spends a lot of time watching or reading about esp. an entertainer or sports team: a baseball fan

fan

verb [T]  us   /fæn/ (-nn-)
to wave a fan, or something that acts as a fan, in front of your face: It was very hot in the car, so I fanned myself with the road map.
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