Fete vs Jete - What's the difference?

fete | jete |

As a verb fete

is .

As a noun jete is

(ballet) a leap from one foot to the other in which one leg appears to be "thrown" in the direction of the movement.

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(en noun)
  • A festival open to the public, the proceeds from which are often given to charity.
  • * 1991 , Treasure Hunting , Treasure Hunting Publications:
  • The final fete of the year was held at the Plymouth Hoe on 20 July, where fine weather and crowds of people ensured much support for local charities and boosted club finds.
  • A feast, celebration or carnival.
  • Verb

  • (usually in the passive) To celebrate (a person).
  • * 1992 , Today , News Group Newspapers Ltd:
  • Danielle Salamon was also four when she was feted as a musical genius in 1953.


    * celebrate




    (en noun)
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