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fanfare

fan·fare

fanfare

 
 
pronunciation:
faen feIr
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a flourish of trumpets, used to mark an entrance or beginning.
The entrance of the queen was announced with a splendid fanfare.
definition 2: activity carried out with similar flourish and showiness, esp. for publicity or promotional purposes.
The visiting prince was welcomed with a great deal of fanfare at the airport; there was even a band to play his country's anthem.