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English definition of “sitting”

sitting

noun [C] (BE SEATED)    /ˈsɪt.ɪŋ/ US  /ˈsɪt̬-/
a period when a meal is served in a place like a hotel : When the hotel is full , dinner is served in two sittings.Meals and parts of meals a period spent by a model who is being painted , photographed , etc.: The portrait was finished after only three sittings.Periods of time - general words
(Definition of sitting noun (BE SEATED) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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