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noun     fate pronunciation in American English
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  1. 1
    [countable] the things that happen to someone, especially unpleasant things
    fate of:

    a meeting that would decide the fate of thousands of employees

    suffer a fate:

    The refugees have suffered an appalling fate.

  2. 2
    [uncountable] a power that some people believe controls everything that happens in their lives

    Fate has dealt these people a cruel blow.

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