Pronunciation: (fāt, fet), [key]
—n., pl. fetes,
—v., fet•ed, fet•ing.
1. a day of celebration; holiday: The Fourth of July is a great American fete.
2. a festive celebration or entertainment: The ball was the greatest fete of the season.
3. a religious feast or festival: a fete lasting several days in honor of a saint.
to entertain at or honor with a fete: to fete a visiting celebrity. Also,fêtePronunciation: (fāt, fet; Fr. fet). [key]
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