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equipment

noun [U]     /ɪˈkwɪpmənt/
the machinery , tools , etc. that you need to do a job : What are the estimated start-up costs for real estate , construction , and equipment? Industrial machinery and equipment orders have risen by 2.7%. People want to know exactly what they're getting when they buy a piece of equipment. install /use/ supply equipment buy / purchase / hire equipment electrical / electronic / high-tech equipment computer / office / audio-visual equipment state-of-the-art / special / specialized equipment equipment maker / manufacturer / supplier → See also capital equipment, heavy equipment
(Definition of equipment noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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