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From Middle English facioun, from Anglo-Norman, from Old Northern French féchoun (compare Jèrriais faichon), variant of Old French faceon, fazon, façon (“fashion, form, make, outward appearance”), from Latin factiō (“a making”), from faciō (“do, make”); see fact. Compare faction, a doublet of fashion.
Wikipedia fashion (countable and uncountable; plural fashions)
- (countable) A current (constantly changing) trend, favored for frivolous rather than practical, logical, or intellectual reasons.
- (countable) A style, or manner, in which to do something.
- 1918, Edgar Rice Burroughs, The Land That Time Forgot Chapter V
- When it had advanced from the wood, it hopped much after the fashion of a kangaroo, using its hind feet and tail to propel it, and when it stood erect, it sat upon its tail.
- 2011 October 1, Phil Dawkes, “Sunderland 2 - 2 West Brom”, BBC Sport:
- It shell-shocked the home crowd, who quickly demanded a response, which came midway through the half and in emphatic fashion.
- (uncountable) Popular trends.
- Check out the latest in fashion.
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current (constantly changing) trend, favored for frivolous rather than practical, logical, or intellectual reasons
- Afrikaans: mode (af)
- Arabic: مودة (ar) (mōḍa, mūḍa) f, موضة (ar) (mōda, mūda) f
- Belarusian: мода (be) (móda) f
- Bulgarian: мода (bg) (móda) f
- Mandarin: 時裝 (cmn), 时装 (cmn) (shízhuāng), 時尚 (cmn), 时尚 (cmn) (shíshàng)
- Czech: móda (cs) f
- Dutch: mode (nl)
- Estonian: mood (et)
- Finnish: muoti (fi)
- French: mode (fr) f, vogue (fr) f
- German: Mode (de) f
- Greek: μόδα (el) (móda) f, νεωτερισμός (el) (neoterismós) n, συρμός (el) (syrmós) m
- Hebrew: אָפְנָה (he) (ofna)
- Hindi: फ़ैशन (hi) (faiśan) m
- Hungarian: divat (hu), módi (hu)
- Italian: moda (it) f, voga (it) f
- Japanese: 流行 (ja) (りゅうこう, ryūkō), はやり (ja) (hayari), ファッション (ja) (fasshon)
- Jèrriais: mode f
- Korean: 패션 (ko) (paesyeon), 유행 (ko) (yuhaeng) (流行 (ko))
style, or manner, in which to do something
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fashion (third-person singular simple present fashions, present participle fashioning, simple past and past participle fashioned)
- To make, build or construct.
- 1918, Edgar Rice Burroughs, The Land That Time Forgot Chapter IX
- I have three gourds which I fill with water and take back to my cave against the long nights. I have fashioned a spear and a bow and arrow, that I may conserve my ammunition, which is running low.
- 2005, Plato, Sophist, translation by Lesley Brown, 235b:
- ... a device fashioned by arguments against that kind of prey.
Derived terms 
to make, build or construct
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