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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
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