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cater for sb/sth

mainly UK (US usually cater to sb/sth)
phrasal verb with cater uk   /ˈkeɪ.tər/  us   /-t̬ɚ/ verb [I or T]
C1 to ​provide what is ​wanted or ​needed by someone or something: The ​clubcaters for ​children between the ​ages of four and twelve.

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(Definition of cater for sb/sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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cater for sb/sth

phrasal verb with cater uk   us   /ˈkeɪtər/ verb [I or T]
to ​provide what someone or something ​wants or ​needs: There are plenty of ​events taking ​place at the festival to ​cater for all tastes. Research ​shows that the ​majority of ​schemes do not ​cater for children over 12.
(Definition of cater for sb/sth from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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