fanfare

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Noun[edit]

fanfare (countable and uncountable, plural fanfares)

  1. (countable) A flourish of trumpets or horns as to announce; a short and lively air performed on hunting horns during the chase.
    They played a short fanfare to announce the arrival of the king.
  2. (uncountable) A show of ceremony or celebration.
    The town opened the new library with fanfare and a speech from the mayor.

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

fanfare c (plural fanfaren or fanfares)

  1. A brass band, with percussion.
  2. A fanfare (flourish).

Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

fanfare f

  1. plural form of fanfara

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