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supplier

noun uk   /səˈplaɪ.ər/ us    //
B2 [C] a company, person, etc. that provides things that people want or need, especially over a long period of time: They used to be a leading supplier of military equipment. He said that he had got the drugs from his usual supplier (= person who sells drugs illegally).suppliers [plural]
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a company that sells something: I'll contact the suppliers and see if I can get the paint you want by Friday.
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