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fetchverb

 us   /fetʃ/
  • fetch verb (GET)

[I/T] to go get something or someone and bring the thing or person back: [I] She’s been teaching the dog to fetch (= get a stick or ball that is thrown and bring it back).
  • fetch verb (SELL)

[T] to be sold for a price: The collection of paintings fetched over a million dollars.
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fetchverb

uk   /fetʃ/  us   /fetʃ/ mainly UK
  • fetch verb (GET)

B1 [T] to go to another place to get something or someone and bring it, him, or her back: [+ two objects] Could you fetch me my glasses/fetch my glasses for me from the other room, please? I have to fetch my mother from the station.

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Phrasal verbs

fetchnoun [U]

play fetch
US to play a game with a dog that involves throwing something for it to run after and bring back to you
(Definition of fetch from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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