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English definition of “seat”

seat

noun [C] (FURNITURE)    /siːt/
A2 a piece of furniture or part of a train , plane , etc. that has been designed for someone to sit on: Chairs , sofas and benches are different types of seat. Please have/take a seat (= sit down). A car usually has a driver's seat, a front / passenger seat and back/ rear seats. My ticket says 22D but there's already someone in (= sitting on) that seat. Is this seat free /taken (= is anyone using it)? Would you keep (= stop anyone else from sitting in) my seat (for me) while I go to the buffet car ?formal Please keep your seats (= stay sitting down) until asked to leave . Could I book / reserve two seats (= arrange for them to be officially kept for me) for tomorrow evening's performance ?Chairs and seats
(Definition of seat noun (FURNITURE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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