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"feeder" in British English

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feederadjective [before noun]

uk   /ˈfiː.dər/  us   /ˈfiː.dɚ/
used to refer to something that ​leads to or ​supplies a ​larger thing of the same ​type: a feeder road a feeder ​school

feedernoun [C]

uk   /ˈfiː.dər/  us   /ˈfiː.dɚ/
a ​baby or ​animal that ​eats in a ​particular way: a ​messy/​slow feeder a ​container for giving ​food to ​animals: a ​bird feeder old-fashioned a bib for a ​youngchild
(Definition of feeder from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"feeder" in Business English

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feedernoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈfiːdər/
an ​organization, ​system, etc. that ​supplies a larger ​organization, ​system, etc. with something: The ​smallregionalairlinesact as feeders, ​carryingpassengers to the ​majorairportsserved by ​internationalairlines.
(Definition of feeder from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “feeder”
in Chinese (Simplified) 汇入主干的,融入主流的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 匯入主幹的,融入主流的…
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