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noun     fare pronunciation in American English
/fer/
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singularfare
pluralfares
  1. 1
    [countable] the money that you pay for a trip

    She had argued with a cab driver after refusing to pay her fare.

    air/bus/train/taxi fare:

    Have you given the kids their bus fare?

  2. 2
    [countable] a passenger in a taxi
  3. 3
    [uncountable] formal the type of food that is available, especially in a restaurant or café

    More traditional fare can be found at the Plaka restaurant.

    See also bill of fare
  4. 4
    [singular/uncountable] mainly journalism used for referring to what someone or something usually does or has
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