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à la mode

adjective uk   /ˌæl.əˈməʊd/ us    /-ˈmoʊd/
[after verb] old-fashioned in the most modern style or fashionModern and fashionableFashionModern and fashionable [after noun] US served with ice cream: apple pie à la modeCookery terms

à la mode

adverb uk   /ˌæl.əˈməʊd/ us    /-ˈmoʊd/ old-fashioned
in the most modern style or fashionModern and fashionableFashionModern and fashionable
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