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tailor

verb [T]
 
 
/ˈteɪlər/
COMMERCE to make something specially so that it is right for a particular person, organization, or purpose: tailor sth for sb/sth You have to tailor application letters for each job you apply for.tailor sth to sb/sth The company is tailoring its services to specific industrial sectors.tailor sth to sb's needs Some of the best growth prospects lie in tailoring products to customers' needs.tailor sth to do sth A financial advisor can tailor a product to fit each person's circumstances.
tailored adjective
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