fashion

fashion
[[t]fæ̱ʃ(ə)n[/t]]
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fashions, fashioning, fashioned
1) N-UNCOUNT Fashion is the area of activity that involves styles of clothing and appearance.

There are 20 full-colour pages of fashion for men...

The fashion world does not mind what the real world thinks.

2) N-COUNT: oft the N A fashion is a style of clothing or a way of behaving that is popular at a particular time.

In the early seventies I wore false eyelashes, as was the fashion...

Queen Mary started the fashion for blue and white china in England...

He stayed at the top through all changes and fashions in pop music.

3) N-SING: with supp If you do something in a particular fashion or after a particular fashion, you do it in that way.
See also parrot-fashion

There is another drug called DHE that works in a similar fashion...

It is happening in this fashion because of the obstinacy of one woman.

Syn:
4) VERB If you fashion an object or a work of art, you make it. [FORMAL]

[V n] Stone Age settlers fashioned necklaces from sheep's teeth.

5) See also old-fashioned
6) PHRASE If you say that something was done after a fashion, you mean that it was done, but not very well.

She was educated - after a fashion - by a governess at home...

He knew the way, after a fashion.

7) PHRASE If something is in fashion, it is popular and approved of at a particular time. If it is out of fashion, it is not popular or approved of.

That sort of house is back in fashion...

Marriage seems to be going out of fashion.


English dictionary. 2008.

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