fête
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Usage note
This word may also be spelled "fete."
fête(
feyt
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (party)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. la fiesta
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The féte was held in large gardens with a lake.La fiesta se celebró en unos jardines grandes con lago.
2. (fair) (United Kingdom)
a. la feria benéfica
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I'm helping out at the school fête on Saturday.Voy a ayudar con la feria benéfica de la escuela este sábado.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (to celebrate)
a. agasajar
The prince and princess were fêted with a gala performance.Los príncipes fueron agasajados con una gala.
b. festejar
The author was fêted by his old college at a special dinner.El autor fue festejado por su alma mater en una cena especial.
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fête
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. fiesta benéfica al aire libre con mercadillo, concursos, actuaciones, etc.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (general)
a. festejar, agasajar
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fête [feɪt]
noun
1 (party) fiesta (f)
to be en fête estar de fiesta
2 (for charity) feria (f) benéfica
transitive verb
(honour) ensalzar; (have a celebration for) festejar
...her rapid metamorphosis from anxious wife to feted author Diana was universally feted as `beautiful" and `a fairy-tale princess" At his death, he was feted by leaders of all parties as a lost statesman Why do you think people like Nella and me are so feted and sought after?
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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