fashion

fash|ion1 [ `fæʃn ] noun ***
1. ) count or uncount the fact that something such as a style of dress or an activity is popular at a particular time:
Fashions change all the time.
fashion for: The fashion for ocean bathing began in the nineteenth century.
go/be out of fashion: His ideas have gone right out of fashion.
be in/come into fashion: High heels are back in fashion.
2. ) uncount the activity or business that involves styles of clothes and people's appearance:
the world of fashion
a ) count a style of dress that is popular at a particular time:
Men's fashions change more slowly than women's.
the latest fashions
b ) only before noun relating to fashion or involved in fashion:
an Italian fashion designer
fashion magazines
after a fashion
not very well or effectively:
Things continued working after a fashion.
after the fashion of
in a style that is typical of a particular person or group:
after the fashion of the French Impressionists
in a similar/orderly/spectacular etc. fashion
in a particular way:
Voting was conducted in a peaceful and orderly fashion.
fashion
fash|ion 2 [ `fæʃn ] verb transitive FORMAL
to make something, often using a lot of skill or care:
Softley has fashioned a satisfying movie out of Henry James' novel.
toy guns fashioned from bits of wood

Usage of the words and phrases in modern English. 2013.

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