in (some kind of) fashion

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in (some kind of) fashion

In a certain manner or kind of way (of doing something). Last week, in a rather surprising fashion, the usually conservative tech company announced it would be opening up its source code to allow aspiring programmers to rework their popular web browser in new and innovative ways. The team won the championship in dramatic fashion, scoring in the final seconds of the game.
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in fashion

in style; current and socially acceptable. Is that kind of thing still in fashion? It won't be in fashion very long.
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in fashion

Also, in style. See under go out, def. 5.
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in (a)...ˈfashion

(formal) in a particular way: How could they behave in such a fashion?She was proved right, in dramatic fashion, when the whole department resigned.
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