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fit

noun [S]
 
 
/fɪt/
the way in which two or more things suit each other or work together: The two banks are a perfect fit.a fit with sth This role is a great fit with my experience in Asia.a fit between sth and sth There must be a fit between the environment and the organization.a fit for sth A financial product must be a good fit for the client's particular needs and aspirations.
the way that something such as a piece of clothing fits: Testers loved the comfortable fit of the armholes. → See also strategic fit
(Definition of fit noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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