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"equipment" in British English

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equipmentnoun [U]

uk   us   /ɪˈkwɪp.mənt/
B1 the set of ​necessarytools, ​clothing, etc. for a ​particularpurpose: office/​camping/​kitchen equipment electrical equipment formal the ​act of ​equipping a ​person or ​place

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(Definition of equipment from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"equipment" in American English

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equipmentnoun [U]

 us   /ɪˈkwɪp·mənt/
the set of ​tools, ​clothing, etc., ​needed for a ​particularactivity or ​purpose: computer/​electrical/​farm equipment
(Definition of equipment from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"equipment" in Business English

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equipmentnoun [U]

uk   us   /ɪˈkwɪpmənt/
the ​machinery, ​tools, etc. that you need to do a ​job: What are the ​estimatedstart-upcosts for ​realestate, ​construction, and equipment? Industrial machinery and equipmentorders have ​risen by 2.7%. People want to know exactly what they're getting when they ​buy a ​piece of equipment. install/use/​supply equipment buy/​purchase/​hire equipment electrical/​electronic/​high-tech equipment computer/​office/​audio-visual equipment state-of-the-art/​special/​specialized equipment equipment ​maker/​manufacturer/​supplier
(Definition of equipment from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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