catering Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"catering" in British English

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cateringnoun [U]

uk   /ˈkeɪ.tər.ɪŋ/  us   /-t̬ɚ-/
B2 any ​job making or ​servingfood : I've always ​wanted to ​work in catering. Who is going to do the catering for the ​wedding? a ​high-class catering ​company
caterer
noun [C] uk   /r/  us   //
(Definition of catering from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"catering" in Business English

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cateringnoun [U]

the ​business or ​activity of ​providingfood and drink at ​events, for ​organizations, etc.: I wanted to ​work in catering, and until I was 21 I ​worked as a chef in ​hotels and ​bars. The ​airline is proud of the ​quality of its in-flight catering.

cateringadjective [before noun]

relating to the ​activity of ​providingfood and drink at ​events, for ​organizations, etc.: Catering ​costs have ​risensharply in the last twelve months. a catering ​company/​business/​group the catering ​trade/​industry
(Definition of catering from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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