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  • noun countable, literally The usual price for travel by air, rail, or another means of transport.
  • noun countable, by extension A high price charged to passengers who travel without buying tickets in advance on certain public transport systems (especially British bus and tram systems) (compare penalty fare).
  • noun uncountable, literally Menu items or dining options which are regularly available in a restaurant or other place where food is served.
  • noun uncountable, idiomatic, by extension Something which is normal, routine, or unexceptional; something which is commonly provided or encountered.


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