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cateringnoun [U]

uk   /ˈkeɪ.tər.ɪŋ/ us   /ˈkeɪ.t̬ɚ.ɪŋ/
B2 any job making or serving food : 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   /ˈkeɪ.tər.ər/ us   /ˈkeɪ.t̬ɚ.ɚ/
(Definition of catering from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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cateringnoun [U]

the business or activity of providing food 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 providing food and drink at events, for organizations, etc.: Catering costs have risen sharply 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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