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suchpredeterminer, determiner

uk   us   /sʌtʃ/

suchpredeterminer, determiner, pronoun

uk   us   /sʌtʃ/
B2 of a particular or similar type: Small companies such as ours are very vulnerable in a recession. I'm looking for a cloth for cleaning silver. Do you have such a thing? Present on this grand occasion were Andrew Davies, Melissa Peters, and other such stars. I tried to tell her in such a way that she wouldn't be offended. He said it was an Edwardian washstand or some such thing - I can't remember exactly.old-fashioned informal I just bought one or two things - bread and milk and such (also suchlike).formal Our lunch was such (= of a type) that we don't really need an evening meal.such as A2 for example: That sum of money is to cover costs such as travel and accommodation.
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uk   us   /sʌtʃ/
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