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cater to sb/sth

phrasal verb with cater uk   /ˈkeɪ.tər/  us   /-t̬ɚ/ verb [I or T]
to ​satisfy a need or to ​provide what is ​wanted or ​needed by a ​particularperson or ​group: Internet ​shoppingcaters to every ​conceivable need. bars that ​cater to the ​lucrativetouristtradeC1 often disapproving to ​satisfy a need or ​desire that is ​unusual or ​unacceptable: Why should you ​cater to his every ​whim? This ​legislationsimplycaters to ​racism.
(Definition of cater to sb/sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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cater to sb/sth

phrasal verb with cater uk   us   /ˈkeɪtər/ verb [I or T]
to ​provide what someone or something ​wants or ​needs: While they have previously ​catered mainly to Japanese ​tourists, ​luxurystores in Paris now ​employ Mandarin-speaking ​assistants.
(Definition of cater to sb/sth from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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