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adjective & adverb
1In fashion; up to date.[as adjective] ‘corduroy is extremely à la mode this season’stylish, smart, elegant, chic, crisp, dapper, spruce, trim, debonair, well dressed, well groomed, well turned out, smartly dressedView synonyms
2(of beef) braised in wine.
3North American Served with ice cream.
Late 16th century: French, literally in the fashion.
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